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Re: The prevailing Debian culture

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 12:02:33PM -0700, Carla Schroder wrote:
> But I think Manoj might be missing the point a bit when he discusses 
> confrontation. Confrontation along the lines of "your code is poo, my code 
> does it better and here it is" actually accomplishes something. Or "I agree 
> that X is a a problem, but I don't think your plan is going to solve it, so 
> I'm going to implement a different plan." That's very different from plain 
> old trolling, and the stream of whining/nitpicking/complaining/attacking that 
> D-W is having the pleasure of hosting. I see no reason to support such 
> baloney.

Trolling is not confrontation.  Abuse is not confrontation.  Unreasoned
attacks are not confrontation.

> garbage our whole lives. Though I'll keep my mind open to the possibility 
> that these are equal opportunity trolls, who just plain hate everything.

A not uncommon phenomena.

- Matt

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