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Re: Pledge To Killfile a person

On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 01:23:20AM +0100, Rich Walker wrote:

> As someone who reads a lot of these mailing lists, I suggest the
> following perspective on this matter:
>   Is it possible that an in-appropriate conversational style used by
>   developers causes people who might be valuable contributors to Debian
>   to reject Debian as a place to make their contributions?


>   If so, does it not behoove Debian developers to use a conversational
>   style that promotes the gathering of competent developers?


This thread has also proven that many in the project disagree with such
conversational style, and only a very small minority is proud of it.

I think however that the problem lies mainly in the readers, who should
really, really make an effort to find out by themselves what is the
value of what they read.



GPG key: 1024D/797EBFAB 2000-12-05 Enrico Zini <enrico@enricozini.org>

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