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Re: Should this be how i am supposed to act in mailing list discussions ?

On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 10:49:51PM +0200, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Ok, i will try to play nice, and do as everyone asks from me, We will see if
> it works :
>   1) I have asked the DPL to mediate this issue, with as far as i can see very
>   little effect, except it seems to me they have chosen to let the issue rot.
>   2) on april 28, a week ago, i made the following proposal to Steve McIntyre,
>   who the DPL delegated to speak with me :
>     If they refrained from bashing on me regularly again, and restored my commit
>     rights, and i would continue my one-post-per-day-per-thread policy, i think
>     this might be an acceptable compromise.
>   I also asked if there was any communication with Frans and the d-i team,
>   there has been some, but the only thing that came of it, was Frans apology
>   for not telling me that they where going to kick me.
>   3) An apology for not telling me i was being kicked is not enough, what good
>   does it do ? There is still no recognition of the gravity of the action, nor
>   of the lack of decency involved in the timing of when it was done.
>   4) As you see from my compromise, i don't really care that they apologize or
>   something, i am just asking that they don't stop me from doing useful work
>   for debian. If they dislike working with me, fine, they can ignore my mails,
>   and i hardly go to #debian-boot anymore, so there should be no problem
>   apart from their hurt pride.

A compromise is when everyone make some steps forward to agree on
something. From my point of view, you're asking for others to make these
steps forward, provided that you don't have to move. That's not a


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