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From: Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 21:48:41
Message-Id: 4C1D3B25.9050802@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo by Ciaran McCreesh
On 06/19/10 23:20, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Jun 2010 23:03:31 +0200 > Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o> wrote: >> That is an incredibly shortsighted and cynic look at the community. >> Keep it off this list. > > I consider that remark disrespectful. By rejecting comments in such an > impolite manner, and without explaining why you think the comment is > incorrect, you are poisoning the development atmosphere and making > Gentoo a hostile place for contributors.
Eh what? Ben notices that you're overly negative, and you attack him for noticing it ... in a thread discussing politeness and all that. This is pretty hilarious, but maybe this mailinglist is not the place for wannabe standup comedians.
>> Not at all. Instead of wasting time on flamewars, and people getting >> upset and leaving because of the attacks, we'd have a bunch of people >> who would know how to work together in a friendly way. That speeds up >> the process to come to technical improvements. Once again: keep your >> cynic, twisted look off this list. We have no use for it. > > I would like to know how well that process is working when it comes to > delivering EAPI 4. Or, you know... Anything else for that matter...
Quite well, thanks for asking.
>> There already is a distro that works like you envision it. It's called >> Exherbo. You should try it, you might like it. I would suggest you >> spend your time and energy on that, and leave Gentoo to do things the >> friendlier way. > > That's not very friendly of you. I take it being friendly only applies > to other friendly people, and that the second anyone loses their > friendliness badge all your friends have to jump on them and tell them > to go away?
Being the insensitive person I am (as sping has pointed out quite nicely) I'd say that you've shown repeatedly that you are not interested in engaging in a proper discussion. So having some negative karma hit you shouldn't be unexpected. Now please do as Ben said and leave us amateurs with our stupid moronic stuff (as you've pointed out multiple times) to do things wrongly while you have a chance to do them right over there. kthxbai, Patrick P.S. If you find any sarcasm, irony or similar you can keep it. Maybe you can put it to good use at last.