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Re: why must Debian call Taiwan a "Province of China"?

[Please stop sending me private copies of mailing list mail. I read the
list, although probably not for much longer at this rate.]

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 09:17:15PM +0800, Katipo wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> >On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 03:21:42PM +0800, Katipo wrote:
> >>This far exceeds flamebait. It is a serious issue.
> >>I, myself, feel that we should have all been advised of this.
> >
> >Que? If you're interested in something, subscribe to the *relevant*
> >mailing list.
> Subscribe to all of them so that nothing slips through?

Yes. We have different mailing lists so that people interested in them
can subscribe to them, rather than filling them all up with the same

> >Nobody in Debian has an obligation to personally knock on your door
> >and advise you of everything.
> Where and when was that requested? Do I have to overly stress the word
> *ALL* so that it isn't ignored completely in the mad scramble for
> philosophy of convenience?

You mean as in "we should have all been advised of this"? "All" includes
"you", and my statement is still true. debian-user is already on the
verge of unusability without having every flamewar-of-the-week posted to
it in order to "inform".


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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