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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 01:17:17PM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 06:57:57PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > Your response to 96854: "Go away."
> > Your response to 97310: "Piss off."
> > Who are you telling to grow up? You have rudely told me to leave, without
> > giving any technical justification, or any other matter than rudely telling
> > me to go away. What's next, "Get fucked."?
> > 
> > I don't respond to bug reports with "Fuck off.", I actually work with the
> > reporter, at the time, to get the problem solved. That's how it's done. You
> > know, the mature way.
> 
> Yes, Herbert, you really could consider using the "wontfix" tag along
> with a polite explaination. Just because Daniel is an obnoxious troll
> is no excuse to ignore valid logic.
> 

What happens when something like this stays in the BTS?  Herb looks like he
is refusing to fix a package, when he is already taking action on the issue.

The problem is two fold:

DS comes with a bug report telling HX to undo the split that he has spent
his time on, without asking why it was done in the first place.  Maybe HX
knows something that DS doesn't?

Then HX gets annoyed with DS and tells him to "Fuck Off".

Really, I think DS is the _First_ to do wrong.

Whenever you're dealing with someone else's project, and time; address any
changes very softly, and _suggest_ changes, not demand.

Really, what does one more package hurt?

Is there some field that contains splitting information for large package
sets?  Detailing such issues, that -doc or lib don't already show?

Mike



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