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Re: Ad hominem attacks (was: Re: RFS: ripit (updated package))

On Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:29:11 -0300
Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> wrote:

> Dear Neil,
> On Apr 26 2009, Neil Williams wrote:
> > You're a tad lucky that you got a response at all, most such pings
> > are silently ignored. Yes, that is pointing at you Rogério Brito,
> > regarding ttf2pt1 (QA upload).
> Hum, my name cited here in a negative way. I didn't expect this.

I apologise. I should have taken that bit out of the email before

> > Compounding that error with a 1 line ping is ridiculous.
> If a person simply asked to be ping'ed, then I don't think that the
> ping is "ridiculous". Could you elaborate on that?

I would have liked more information about the package in the ping.

> Also, my descriptions of the packages or my intentions are almost
> always verbose and I know how they could be not informative. I would
> also appreciate if you could elaborate on this.
> If you think that my work is "unsatisfactory, uninteresting or
> incomplete", then, please let me know, and I will just go away and do
> other things.
> I only started working on Debian since I am a long time user (for more
> than a decade) and I wanted to share the fixes that I've done and
> what I could improve. If, OTOH, they are "unsatisfactory,
> uninteresting", then, please, tell me and I will just shut up and do
> other things.



Neil Williams

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