Re: Proposed General Resolution: IRC as a Debian communication channel
Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> >>>>> "Martin" == Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Martin> * Debian can't treat valuable contributors like it's done actually on IRC.
> Martin> Kicking a person who naturally has its place within the developer's
> Martin> community (because of his interest and his work) is not reasonable.
> Martin> (Personal note: this kind of behavior gives Debian its bad image of a
> Martin> closed community preaching openness)
Just to make it clear, Manoj probably wrote that, not me. Thank him.
> Excellent. I'll never forget the hurt feelings I experienced the day
> I logged into #debian-devel and was greeted with something like "oh,
> look, it's f**kwit", etc. Should I name names?
Well... count the people who were always greeted with "hi" and never
offended with something in caps or similar...
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