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From: Angelo Arrifano <miknix@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 04:36:23
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo by "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto"
On 19-06-2010 05:20, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> On 19-06-2010 02:25, Sebastian Pipping wrote: >> Hello. > >> As some people seem to be interested in examples of out of the line tone >> in Gentoo I feel like sharing an example just happened a few minutes ago: > >> In #gentoo-infra people are talking about banging each others moms >> right now. I was told this is normal in there. As I mentioned it's >> not funny at all I was told that it's not funny to _me_ and that I >> don't have to hang around there if I don't like it. > >> Now that's tone in Gentoo. Brilliant. > > Sebastian, > > you're confusing talk and jokes between developers on a particular > private room with tone between members of the global community in public > mediums.
I corroborate Jorge, I usually (or used to when there was time) hang there and #gentoo-infra is like a big family. While I agree there is sometimes a certain tone in gentoo, #gentoo-infra is for sure *not* an example. - Angelo
> You're also missing an important point that some channels have their own > environment and so one should start by understanding it. Furthermore, > pushing for change and or imposing one's view on an established channel > is not a "nice" way to deal with the residents of that channel. > Another thing you've just done and should be aware of, is that you chose > to air into the public private conservations. When any Gentoo developer > decides to reveal a private discussion in the core ml or some other > private medium into the general public without the other parties > knowledge and or consent, that developer is abusing the other members' > "trust". > > You have shown to be very attached to this topic, so much so that you've > just blown this completely out of proportion. There was no "foul play" > intended in that conservation nor was there any abusive tone between the > involved parties. It may have sounded that way to you, but there was no > doubt for the involved parties. > Please consider that some of the developers in this distribution have > known each other for years and have their own communication code and > style. Don't be too quick judging the other people and as others have > said in this thread, assume others to have the best possible intention > in their messages, until proven otherwise. > >> Good night. > > Good night. > >> Sebastian > >