Re: [Debian account] I request your attention
On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 07:32:00PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > >> It would be a question of honour, now wouldn't it.
> > > No, it wouldn't. Not even slightly.
> > > You have _no_ right to demand I do anything with my free time, or anyone
> > > else. Unless you're their boss, you don't even have any right to demand
> > > anything of people specifically paid to work on Debian.
> > If you volunteer to do a job, then you should do it.
> I've not volunteered to do any "job". At the moment, I'm maintaining a
> bunch of packages, and trying to coordinate the release, and various other
> Debian related things. Tomorrow I might not be. I'm not going to promise
> to spend the rest of my life doing this; I'm not even going to promise
> I'm going to spend the rest of the week doing this. I'm not even going to
> offer you a week or even a day's notice of when I get sick of this. If I
> get fed up with Debian gradually, I'm not even going to promise you zero
> day's notice: it may well take a month or more's inactivity before I even
> realise I'm fed up with Debian and that you can all go screw yourselves.
> If you and others can't accept that, well, I'm outta here. I'm not going
> to take being called dishonourable and a liar and a bade developer and
> whatever else, because I had the gall to try improving Debian.
Is it just me, or are these two paragraphs completely incoherent?!
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