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impolite developers (was: /dev/null (was Re: Nathanael Nerode should STFU))

On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 05:45:58PM -0500, Chad Walstrom wrote:
> On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 09:29:32PM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:
> > On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 20:56, Chad Walstrom wrote:
> > > Instructions
> > > ============
> > > Press the 'd' key.
> > 
> > Someone insulting another party in a public forum might be regarded
> > as more than an offense against one's personal taste -- something
> > that can always be dealt with by pressing some 'd' key or other.
> > It might be regarded as morally offensive and thus deserving of
> > an equally public response.
> I admit, sometimes the 'd' key is too much repetition.  Grabbing message
> ID's, subjects, and sometimes sender/from info and throwing them in a
> procmail scoring recipe to /dev/null works great too.
> Let see, [🔎] 1083439771.1969.559.camel@localhost, score 50^0...

Discussing how to ignore people publically is not what I expect from adult
developers of Debian. That's highly impolite and tasteless. 
As adults you should've learned to respect other peoples opinions regardless
if they match your own POV or if they sound silly to you. 
This kind of bad behaviour is part of the big picture why Debian is often
considered arrogant and why it has a bad reputation to users. 

Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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