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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
Subject: Re: Tone in Gentoo
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 04:21:09 +0000 (UTC)
Paweł Hajdan, Jr. posted on Wed, 16 Jun 2010 18:39:18 +0200 as excerpted:

> We need leadership. I remember very well when the leader of one of the
> Gentoo projects I participate in reminded me to always say "thanks" to
> people who are helping us on Bugzilla. A small thing, but wasn't he
> right?

=:^)

Thanks for that encouraging word... to somebody.

Perhaps said leader might be named?  While not publicly naming names on 
the negative side is arguably a good thing, isn't publicly crediting 
people by name for positives like this, when the opportunity arises, part 
of the solution, not the problem?

(Unless there's a specific reason not to, in this case.  A simple "Thanks 
to that unnamed person" statement would then indicate that the name was 
deliberately withheld, while keeping it positive.  IMO, of course.)

-- 
Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman



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-- Sebastian Pipping
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