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Re: Pledge To Killfile Andrew Suffield

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> There comes a point where the negative aspects of someone's
>> contributions grossly outweigh the positive ones. Andrew contributes
> Oh?  As far as I can see, we have handled the 'negative aspects' quite well
> (as a project) so far, at least until this crap went out of d-private, where
> all it caused was a relatively mild flamewar, many ill feelings and a lot of
> waste of time.  Just because the flames were diminishing and the matter was
> finally going to the bitbucket... someone HAD to spill it outside of
> d-private to see if the fire would grow strong again and burn more people.

The (hardly infrequent) existence of absolutely pointless flamewars
where Andrew is a major participant despite contributing approximately
nothing of any use suggests that we don't handle the negative aspects
well at all.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.project@srcf.ucam.org

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