I personally believe, dear anonymonk, that I've seen a pair of recent posts of yours in this thread, of which this is one. They both were heavily downvoted. I presume that the main reason why is that the thread itself is three years old: of course, threads never die, but people soon loose interest in them. So, if you really feel like addressing single posts in it, then you should clearly specify why it is so. (I did something similar not much time ago...) OTOH this particular subject matter has been discussed so many times that I feel like giving a little piece of advice to you. Namely, find all such occurrences: one that springs to mind is PERL as shibboleth and the Perl community. Then read all interventions there and if you still really feel like advocating your positions, then prepare a well thought essay detailing your arguments in favour or against previous claims on the subject.