Re: [ad-hominem construct deleted]
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Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 06:20:40PM +0200, Sami Haahtinen wrote:
>>I read the part about sarcasm and i partially argee with you. But i'm
>>with Andreas here. Your post didn't help anyone, the original Ubuntu
>>post was important to quite a few people.
> Windows security advisories are surely important to quite a few
> people, and probably to more readers of -devel-announce than Ubuntu
> stuff. Are you saying that it would be okay to post these? If not,
> then you need to rethink your reasoning here. Personally, I don't
> think "important to the subscribers" is the correct measure.
What i meant was that there are people in debian that moan and groan
about ubuntu not asking them about their packages, so the original post
was semi-justified because of that. i didn't mean that anything that
might interest the people on the list is fair game.
>>Burning bridges at all...
> I considered editing this out, but I'm quoting it instead because it's
> a neat bit of libel in an attempt to change the subject. This is
> not about Ubuntu at all - it could have been *anybody*'s press release
> being reposted. This is about appropriate use of Debian mailing lists.
I was not trying to change the subject. At the time your response looked
like it was triggered by the name Ubuntu, which is not that uncommon on
the lists. Personally i didn't see it as a press release, it was an
informational mail directed at debian developers.
IMHO, the original post was semi-justified, your post was not.
>  I don't know who made this shit up, but as far as I'm aware it's
> purely fictional. We're objecting to Ubuntu's *PR*, and they're
> complaining that we're trying to stop collaberation? WTF?
I'm not saying that this is the official stand from either side. I keep
an eye on both lists and this is the picture that comes out. I would
assume that i'm not the only one that gets this picture just by reading
- - S
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