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Re: serious problems with Mr. Troup

* Ingo Juergensmann (ij@2004.bluespice.org) wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 06:06:14PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 03:04:39PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > > As already brought to your attention by the forwarded mails yesterday,
> > > there are some problems between Mr. Troup and myself.
> > Of all the things one could _announce_ to over 3,500 people who are watching
> > debian-devel-_announce_, you couldn't think of anything other than this
> > _non-announcement_. That's just appalling as far as I am concerned.
> It is an announcement: By the end of the month the m68k might be forced to
> get dropped by Mr. Troup. I think the drop of an arch from Debian is worth
> an announcement, isn't it?

Try to think a little less of yourself.  You are hardly the sole owner
of m68k machines.  A formal announcement of an architecture drop would
be something worthwhile to post to d-d-a.  What you did is not that, and
the idea that you could even construe it as that is deeply concerning.

> > I will discuss with my fellow listmasters whether we should hold all further
> > mails from you to -devel-announce after such an abuse of this announcement
> > list, and in fact whether all further posts should be moderated in a more
> > standard manner, because it's apparent that we have at least two people who
> > don't seem to understand the list's description and God knows how many more.
> When you don't have any other problems to care about feel free. 
> It will just be another sign of how "free" Debian is in reality... 

Even in a free organization action has to be taken when things are
abused lest those abuses be allowed to detract from the rest and the
project as a whole.


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