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On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 12:51:23AM -0500, Jason Huebel wrote:
> So here's my proposal: mob rule. :-) If someone is truely out of line, I say
> we let the devs take their objections to private email to let the offending
> party know that their attitude is not acceptable.
Which is exactly what does not work - e.g. people replying back to
the ML even though a mail was sent in private. Most people would
consider this a breach of etiquette and even if they complain to the
guy who did it he still may continue not to care.
> But in ML's, we remain
> polite (maybe "civil" is a better word) and discuss the issue at hand-- even
> if the discussion is heated. I'm sure everyone agrees that public lists are
> not the place for personal attacks. Considering that this has always been
> the consensus, we should all be able to excerise some restraint and take
> personal issues to private email.
> Basically, my point is that Gentoo problems belong on Gentoo ML's. But
> personal conflicts don't. If a dev doesn't follow that common sense approach,
> then mob rule will prevail. ;-)
Maybe i don't quite understand what you mean with mob rule, what
exactly would it do (e.g. in the example i mentioned above)?
Wernfried Haas (amne) - amne at gentoo dot org
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