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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] My wishlist for EAPI 5
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 10:31:34
Message-Id: 1340447416.5979.35.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] My wishlist for EAPI 5 by Pacho Ramos
El sáb, 23-06-2012 a las 12:24 +0200, Pacho Ramos escribió:
> El sáb, 23-06-2012 a las 11:53 +0200, Peter Stuge escribió: > > Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > > > What is hurting is people demanding features without specifying what > > > the problem is > > > > Part of enabling progress is to show a strong will to communicate, > > with the goal of extracting common understanding from discussion. > > > > In any project based on volunteer effort you must show that you too > > are interested in giving, for anyone to give you anything. > > > > When it's not obvious that you want to receive - to the point where > > you drive the discussion (the horror!) in order to arrive at that > > point of common understanding - then people will be upset and look > > down on you, because dealing with you leaves too sour a taste behind. > > > > > > //Peter > > As Peter explains, I think it is now clear enough what I was demanding > (about clarifying what is needed to get things in next EAPI to prevent > issues like Tommy is suffering to get multilib stuff done), but I star > to think Ciaran thinks it's easier to simply wear a blindfold on to keep > thinking all what he says cannot be corrected at all, neither improved > and others must follow his instructions blindly
Ciaran, simply think that, if PMS team agrees with a doc explaining what needs to be provided and the procedure, you will also save time and not need to follow this tedious discussions, all parts will benefit for sure.

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