On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 20:44 +0000, Dallam Wych wrote: > On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 05:09:03PM -0600, Joe Wreschnig wrote: > > On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 06:28 -0500, sean finney wrote: > > > On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 11:58:51AM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote: > > > > Do you think your constant bitching is funny? Do you think it achieves > > > > anything? > > > > > > > > There are other DDs who are also involved in intense debates and flamewars > > > > very often, but you're the only one where I constantly get the impression > > > > that you're just being childish, insulting and annoying for the sake of it. > > > > > > ...says someone who just publicly ostracized a fellow dd > > > on a public mailing list. personal opinions of the matter aside, > > > debian-devel is not the place for ridiculing other developers, no > > > matter how justified you feel you may be. > > > > > > please post follow-ups to -private. > > > > I said this on -private, and I'll say it here -- why is it appropriate > > to be an ass on -private, but not on -devel? It's not appropriate > > anywhere. That goes for Adrian, and Andrew, and everyone. It also leads > > to situations like the present, where it looks like we're doing nothing > > to reprimand offensive behavior, because most conversation is happening > > on -private, while the original, offensive message is sitting on d-d-a. > > > > If you are upset by how Andrew acted, talk to him rationally, regardless > > of whether it's public or private. > > > > If you are *very* upset by how Andrew acted, there is an appropriate and > > agreed-to policy for expelling developers. Roger Leigh has mentioned his > > interest in seeing this through; contact him. > > -- > > Joe Wreschnig <email@example.com> > > I imagine that the ubuntu people, which include those on canonicals > payroll that are posting to this list, are really finding this kind of discord > within the Debian community quite comical and amusing. No more or less comical or amusing than I found it before Canonical was started. Which is to say, neither comical nor amusing. Rob -- GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.
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