[texhax] censorship on miktex-list?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 13:20:08 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Arno Trautmann <Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I tried twice to send a mail to the MiKTeX-user list asking what the
> meaning of "mik" was. But none of the mails showed up at the list (did
> not come back to me and is not in the archives); I did not get any error
> that the mail was rejected. First mail was sent on 11/09, the second one
> on 12/26.
> As I don't use miktex, I am actually not interested in the list, but
> still want to know where the name comes from.
> So I wanted to ask if someone who had already succeeded to get a mail on
> that list could ask this question for me? I still hope that somewhere
> out there someone does know the meaning of "MiK".
> If the mail from someone normally able to write to that list would not
> shop up, too, I'd think about some conspiracy theories around the most
> secret name of MiKTeX   ;)
> I'd really apreciate help here – it seems that a lot of people want to
> know this, too ;)
> cheers
> Arno

'''Everybody''' (may be except of you but I think that you just
pretend not to know) knows  what mik means but it is so offensive, so
indecent that '''nobody''' will ever tell you.

PS It is similar to term '''sepulka''' in the novel of famous Polish
scifi writer Stanislaw Lem. :-)

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