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Re: Advocating Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au>

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 11:52:09AM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > - His style of communication seems to rub some people strongly who
> >   have much credit to their name from their contributions in Debian.
> >   I suggest for Ben to take a lesson from that

> This, in particular, I would like specific references for so I know
> what people are objecting to.

So for starters, there's this mail sent within hours of the one to which I'm


Pedantic, repeated insistence on a language distinction that no one else in
the Debian community has a hangup over, while comically stereotypical as a
concept, does nothing to advance Free Software and is bloody annoying to

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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