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Re: debian services and responsibility

On Sun, Mar 03, 2002 at 06:51:26PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> | This might be a good time to think about how many times you have ever
> | said "thanks" to Brainfood for our years of effort and support. You know
> | how often we hear that from anyone? Almost never. All we get is bitching
> | and complaining, speculation about how we are some evil cabal, and
> | formal SPAM complaints to our service providers.
> Just some message like this helps a lot -- it keeps us other
> developers a little bit in the loop.  We do understand that you have
> to pay your bills, but when you have a service which suddenly turns
> into a black hole and the only place with any information is the topic
> on #debian-devel, that causes confusion, which in turn may cause FUD.
> I am not saying that you should give us a complete by-the-minute
> update of what's going on, but saying something like you did stop
> speculation and calms people down.

But they DID do that, doogie (in his position as the on-site admin) said
what he needed to say to debian-admin, as far as I know. It's "our" admins
(i.e. DSA) that should have given the developers' any kind of an update.

> And, thanks for the service you are providing.  We are all
> appreciating it.

That I agree with :)

     2. That which causes joy or happiness.

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