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Re: The powerpc port should be removed from etch release candidates ...

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 04:48:07PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > I have seen Frans claim various times about patches and changes i
> > was proposing that it will never be applied anyway because i
> > proposed it, and he didn't thrust me. Do you really thing that in
> > the light of this me sending in patches just to have them rote in
> > the BTS is valable ?
> Don't know; I haven't seen what Frans said, so I can't comment on it.

It is publicly archived in debian-boot, go look for it.

> I'm not sure how, if you have the patches, it does any harm to send
> them in.

I don't have patches yet. I need to invest time and effort to create them,
just so they can be ignored ? Would you do this in those conditions ?

> > world+dog has svn access to the d-i repo, why then did they remove me from it
> > ? 
> As far as I can tell, this is irrelevant.  How does whether you have
> write access matter?

The question is : Did frans have a ethic reason to remove my commit access, or
did he do it only out of spit to get ride of me ? I have seen many argue that
since i resigned from being 'the d-i powerpc porter' it was ok for him to
remove those commit rights, but i would like to ask any reader, if deep within
themselves they think it is ethic, and serves the debian project, and was not
done just to hurt me ?

> > Now, i have the serious feeling of being threated as such in this case. I am
> > just there to slave and send in patches, but to be slapped and put into place
> > if i don't agree with the powers that be.
> I can't comment on things I haven't read; if you were mistreated,
> that's bad, but I'm not prepared to simply take your word for it.

So, go read the archives, it is all open and public (since for good or bad, i
am addicted to the 'g' letter in mutt :).

> > We need to drop it as 'release candidate', not decide it can never be
> > released, in order to create an electrochoc, and either get new blood in
> > willing to do the work, or stop cutting our right arm and leaving it bleeding
> > on the road side.
> It seems to me as if you are the one doing the cutting...

Nope, frans did, and others with him. They know who they are. Anyone reading
the mailing list archive with care will know too.


Sven Luther

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