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Re: Dealing with the NM people

On Tue, 06 Jul 2010, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> I was explaining the reasons in the tooooo loooooooong email that nobody was 
> interested in, including the start of the story and everything.  Maybe there 
> was too much ranting, but I don't think that I was discussing things 
> *in*sanely (otherwise I would have bothered to explain anything, I'd just be 
> happy with the ranting thing)
> And if you declare that you're not bothering to read it, why do you call it 
> ranting rather than sane discussion?  (Just a rethorical question, I don't 
> want to discuss this).

I've read it in its entirety before replying. And rethorical questions do
not help to have a sane conversation.

> > On Fri, 02 Jul 2010, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> > > 2.c) I thought that I was talking to hardened developers in a community
> > > famous for its flame wars, not having tea with the Queen of England.  I
> > > didn't know that using the word "silly" would cause such a distress.
> > 
> > If that's what you think Debian should be, then I suggest you to stop
> > the NM process here.
> > 
> > We are trying to solve this problem, not to make it bigger.
> Again, if you're just outsider who doesn't want to get into things, why are 
> you doing this judgement on my behaviour?

You have made the claim that I quoted. Just don't use such arguments to
defend any bad behaviour.

That said I agree that "don't be silly" is a relatively small offense in

> I explained this thing clearly, I said "don't be silly" as a way to say "be 
> serious and stop kidding" because he was mocking me.  I don't think that 

I'm not so sure he was mocking you, you should not assume such things, it
makes it difficult to have a constructive conversation. Just ask if you
have doubts instead of assuming bad things.

Raphaël Hertzog

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