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Ryan Hill posted on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 21:01:36 -0600 as excerpted:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 19:42:56 +0300
> Alex Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> This is a matter of perspective. To you it might look like torture and
>> pay-back, but for the guys doing it it could be "making sure he follows
>> all the guidelines".
> By nitpicking his commit messages? So far that's the only thing anyone
> has been able to criticize, and it's coming across as pedantic and
This user's perspective, having been affected by the previous issue:
1. There was a problem that needed fixed. Agree.
2. Something was done to fix it. =:^)
3. Now it's going a bit far (publicly, at least). Also Agree.
If there had been even a single question on anyone else's commits during
this period, it'd arguably be different. But just as the previous had
gotten a bit ridiculous and a course correction was needed, so here as
I certainly have to respect him for sticking with it in the face of
opposition... in both instances.
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