On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 20:11, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 12:08:37PM +1000, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> > > > > Well, anyway, just about any action would have been more useful than
> > > > > quitting the whole goddamn project.
> > > >
> > > > Useful to whom?
> > >
> > > Is that a rhetorical question?
> > Doesn't look like it to me. When reading your post above I was about to
> > reply with the identical phrase, before I thought, "let's see what ajt
> > has to say in reply first".
> > Herbert has made an awesome contribution for a long period of time,
> > to the Debian project.
> > His quittting is not "useful" to you (/Debian), but I imagine it could
> > be particularly useful to Herbert.
> > And how selfish would it be of us to begrudge him such a change/ new
> > freedoms, etc?
> Hey, he might as well throw himself from the nearest high building, that's
> his prerogative, but if he has the right to comment about it on the mailing
> lists, then I don't see why I don't have, too.
Of course you do; did anyone say otherwise.
And exactly because you did, and that your comments belied a particular
view which I believe is incorrect and based on a misunderstanding on
your part, that you are being responded to. Anyway... you're right about
we're getting a bit pedantic now.
> > This whole conversation is about "putting yourself in another's shoes".
> Not really, it's more like the usual harassment of Joy for speaking his
> mind :)
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Hm ... getting a tiny bit OT sorry :/