Re: Open Letter to Anthony Towns about the d-i mediation ...
On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 10:17:11AM +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> On 10830 March 1977, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Well, the problem is more complicated than you think. There are many issues at
> > hand here, the first being that i have a right to have svn access, because of
> And thats the point you get wrong. No, you dont "have a right to have
> svn access". You have the right to fork d-i and run your own, but no
> right to demand you get access to anything anywhere.
Why don't have i a right to get access ? I am a DD as much as anyone, i do
good work on the powerpc port, despite the constraint and pressure i am
getting lately, on purely technical issues, i do work with the d-i team and
frans just fine (if nothing else, it is frans who is bashful in his replies),
as you can look at the 20+ patches i sent through the BTS, and which where
mostly applied by frans himself. Furthermore, there never was any single
technical reason to remove my access. I never abused it in any way. The only
reproach that can be made against me is that i made some minor mistakes from
time to time, but others do too, so this is hardly ground for removing the
So, i am an active DD, who does good work, why should i not have right to
access the infrastructure which allows me to do such work, especially as the
d-i team failed to come up with a replacement for the work i am doing.
But this all boils to the same old thing. You believe it is ok to use the svn
access, that is the debian infrastructure, as a tool in social warfar ?
Would you then, as ftp-master, never handle NEW from some guy you dislike or
otherwise are in social conflict with ? If so, your ethics are very