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Re: NEW queue

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 07:04:47PM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Do you really honestly believe that people should join a team when they
> can't get along with the existing members.  Do you really honestly believe
> that saying that the ability to get along is expected is a bad thing?
> Pretending that there exists this limitless pool of people who want to do
> really tedious work and be insulted for their effort except that Ganneff
> selfishly keeps them out is both wishful thinking and less than helpful.

There have existed pools of people who refused to work with James Troup, Ryan
Murray, Anthony Towns, and Martin Schulze.  It is no stretch of the
imagination to assume the same will be true of similar people now and in

The mistake, however, is presupposing that any person or particular
subset of people has the right to mandate which particular set of social
exclusions exists solely on the basis of the positions or powers that
may be held.  This is the foundation which eventually leads to the
cronyism that Manoj so despises.

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