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Re: ash splitting and Herbert Xu (Fw: Bug#97310 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#97310: More package-splitting stupidity))

On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 07:28:31PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
>On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 07:25:40PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 07:23:05PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
>> > 
>> > Join me on IRC (OpenProjects, DanielS) if you're actually up for serious
>> > discussion.
>> Sorry, I'm a coward so IRC is not for me.
>Obviously. It's much harder to dodge questions by nit-picking on said
>questions, or ignoring them altogether, on IRC than email. [...]

Hrm, lessee...  You submit an inflammatory bug on a package, then come
running to debian-devel when the maintainer unsurprisingly responds with
a curt close message.

Was the intent of your bug report truly to resolve an issue in Debian? 
Or were you merely attempting to show how clever you are and further
degrade the S:N on this list?

If the former, then a polite direct to the maintainer or this list
asking the rationale for the ash/ash-medium split would almost certainly
have been more fruitful than a presumptuous and sarcastic `important'

Brendan O'Dea                                        bod@compusol.com.au
Compusol Pty. Limited                  (NSW, Australia)  +61 2 9810 3633

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