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Re: Security updates for sarge?

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 03:29:35AM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> > But I think you're right... it's not about getting work done, it's about
> > politics and a orwellian "all users are equal, DDs are more equal" nonsense.
> > With every day passing by, it seems even more clearly to me that Debian has
> > lost its basics and has turned into a project that prefer to deal with
> > itself for that reason. And now it's even controlled by a venture
> > capitalist. Great job, well done... :-(
> You appear to be discussing some Debian that doesn't exist. In itself,
> this isn't surprising - you appear to have spent a significant period of
> time discussing a Debian that is only mildly related to the Debian that
> most people appear to perceive. Your postings to debian-devel have
> generally resulted in large quantities of noise and a complete absence
> of useful conclusions. 

Actually, I haven't seen a discussion resulting in any useful conclusion or
result on d-d. 

> You're either a revolutionary arguing on the side of the largely silent
> majority, or you're in a minority. In the first case, I'd suggest that
> you engage in making it clearer that a large set of people agree with
> you. In the latter case, I'd like to request that you stop. Your posts
> are counter-productive - your style of argumentation repels those who
> may have sympathy, and inflames those who already disagree with you.
> Your current activities are accomplishing nothing. There is no advantage
> to be gained in "I told you so" - instead, you merely delay us from
> going anywhere.

Ugh, sorry... I wasn't aware that it's *me* who is preventing the release
from being done. When I would have known that, I never would have worked
hard in the past weeks on the unofficial buildd network to bring down the
backlog for mips (and tried for others). Silly me... 

> Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

IIRC, you're one of those Ubuntus, right? No more to be said then... 

Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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