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From: Ranjit Singh <ranjit@...>
Subject: Re: Re: [half-PROCTORS] Re: [gentoo-dev] Bye Gentoo!
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 10:13:20 +0100
On Thursday 31 May 2007 19:19, Wulf C. Krueger wrote:
> On Thursday, May 31, 2007 02:58:00 PM Wernfried Haas wrote:
> > On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 03:01:07AM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > > Sad to see one of the few remaining sane people leave.
> >
> > I take this as a compliment to Bryan, but then still you are implying
> > that most of the people here are not sane.
>
> And by officially reacting as a proctor, you lent value to some stupid
> claim which would have had *none* without your needless intervention.
>
> With each action like this, the whole proctors stuff loses credibility -
> and it already had a bad start, considering the CoC reads sentence by
> sentence like a pure "lex Ciaran".
>
Um I am not sure what that last bit means, but personally speaking I do feel 
that McCreesh posts negative comments on quite a regular basis. For example, 
in the same thread he comments:
"It takes more balls to go against the prevailing stagnation than to just sit 
by idly and remain content with the situation no matter how bad it is..."
(And that's the entirety of his post.)
 As a user, gentoo works better for me now than it ever has. Obviously I have 
no access to the -core ml or #-dev so I do not know just how "bad" 
the "situation" is. Nonetheless, this is yet another blanket assertion about 
the state of Gentoo, from someone who I understand has been forcibly ejected 
from that community. And of course, it is negative, and has no discernible 
content... It just strikes me as classic FUD.

So in summary, I don't think it is wise to allow such comments to continue, 
since non-devs read the public list and see such comments going unanswered, 
as if McCreesh is voicing uncomfortable truths, when the simple fact is 
everyone has just got tired of arguing with him.
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