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From: Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o>
Subject: Re: Tone in Gentoo
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 18:15:36 +0200
Jeremy,


On 06/19/10 06:45, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On 06/18/2010 09:25 PM, Sebastian Pipping wrote:
> 
>>    In #gentoo-infra <snip>
> 
> #gentoo-infra is a private channel and you don't have to be in there. No
> public community members/users are in there. The "tone" can be anything
> that is acceptable to the normal inhabitants of said channel.

#gentoo-infra is a channel on infra matters.
The fact that it's developers only doesn't make it a private channel in
a sense of "tone doesn't matter".


> I *strongly* feel that
> instead of threads like this, people can, and should be, leading by
> example and recruiting people that show similar feelings.

Leading by example doesn't work with tone.  Being the politest one in
group of people insulting each other will not make them change tone.


> As Patrick
> said[2], back to bug fixing and using time wisely.

Fixing bugs addresses the technical layer.
Again, technical is not our problem: non-technical is.

Best,



Sebastian


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