Re: Talking to each other [was: Re: Debian needs more buildds. It has offers. They aren't being accepted.]
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 03:13:35PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Well, in German saying "to act like an idiot" and "to be an idiot" is
> essentially the same. If that is different in English (so saying
> "acting like an idiot" is not regarded to be impolite), then I
"Stupid is as stupid does" (Forrest Guuhuump) ;*))
> But even if I understood this particular clause inappropriately, I
> still feel that something is horribly wrong here. Some long-time DDs
> should stop treating Non-DDs who want to help as underdogs and some of
> the latter should learn how to bring forward a complaint. I don't want
> to discuss the chicken-egg-problem ("but he started being rude
> first"), since I did not follow the whole story so far; I would just
> be happy if we all could talk a bit more professional. After all, we
> are not in the chamber of Parliament here, we want to make a great
> Distribution and have fun with it (at least that's why _I_ am
Yes, and Debian lives from people who have fun to contribute.
Destroying those peoples fun is the worst one can do to the project, IMHO.
> Don't you have a similar feeling? If I'm the only one here who does
> not like the current attitude to each other, then I will shut up and do
> things on my own. But that's much less fun. :-(
No, you're not alone.
In fact those attitudes I feel against non-DD work is one of my reasons to
not apply as a NM.