Re: Bruce Perens hosts party at OSCON Wednesday night
** Andreas Barth ::
> * Thomas Bushnell BSG (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050804 18:48]:
> > Andreas Barth <email@example.com> writes:
> > > * Miles Bader (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050804 13:54]:
> > >> Andreas Barth <email@example.com> writes:
> > >> >> Which is wholy irrelevant, because Debian's mailing
> list policy
> > >> >> prohibits UBE, not UCE. See:
> > >
> > >> > In that case, the description needs to be fixed.
> > >
> > >> Why?
> > >
> > > Because the intent is obviously to forbid any sort of spam.
> > Well, while the message was certainly UCE, that doesn't
> mean I thought
> > it was inappropriate. Perhaps the policy is just fine as it is,
> > allowing Debian developers to post suitably targeted messages.
> I think we can leave that call to the listmasters (at least, I'll do
IMHO this is a profound disrespect for the great work done in Debian by Bruce.
Furthermore, it's just stupid.
And to boot, an e-mail calling for curriculae for a recruiting party is on-topic to a DEVELOPERS list, and not Unsolicited by those of us (like myself) that could use a new, better, job and for those of us that could use ANY job at all.