On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 05:53:14PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > On Tue, 22 Apr 2003 16:59:59 +1000, Martin Pool <email@example.com> said: > > For example, at least two people called Hans a troll. An upstream > > author expressing concern about the way their code is packaged is > > not trolling (i.e. making random arguments just to provoke flames.) > I find it interesting that you consider a public accusation of > plagiarism to be merely "expressing concern". However, I also find > your judgment in this horribly tainted, which leads me to place less > credence in the rest of your argument, sorry. What's that last sentence mean? I can only think of two interpretations: I don't like you, therefore I think your arguments are wrong. or I don't like your conclusion, therefore I think your arguments are wrong. Both make for inappropriately fallacious and prejudiced reasoning. Also, given the degree of hyperbole from developers on -devel, I don't think it's fair to take cries of "plagiarism" as being anything particularly out of line. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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