Re: impolite developers
On Mon, 3 May 2004 17:45:14 +0200, Ingo Juergensmann <email@example.com> said:
> On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 09:53:58AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> > Discussing how to ignore people publically is not what I expect
>> > from adult developers of Debian. That's highly impolite and
>> > tasteless.
>> Why is it impolite to ignore people? And, I think it can show a
>> great deal of taste in whose opinions you do not listen to. I
>> reserve the right to not listen to whomsoever I chose (not to
>> listen to). People may have a right to speech, but they certainly
>> do not have right to my time.
> Please read more carefully what I've written. The important word is
> "publically". And as far as you only ignore people on your private
> mail and not your business/delegate/maintainer/official mail
> address, that's fine. Go ahead with that.
"Discussing how to ignore people publically" -- publically
modifies discussion, the way I parse that sentence. Sounded like you
objected to the public discussion on the technical details of
And, looking back, people were merely talking about ignoring
people on firstname.lastname@example.org. Since when has this become an official
address for anyone?
I am afraid your current defense of your position fails the
>> Care to tell me why wasting my time would be a good thing? Or
> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=srivasta tells me that
> you're actually wasted your time with your reply to my mail instead
> of investing your time in fixing your bugs.
Generally, the appropriate response to things like this is
> No need to discuss that any further. :-)
yeah, I should not really respond to juvenile behaviour.
What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally
happens. Bengamin Disraeli
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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