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On Sat, 19 Jun 2010 23:03:31 +0200
Ben de Groot <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> 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...
> 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?