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From: Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] The mis-concept of "slacking" in Gentoo
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 00:20:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] The mis-concept of "slacking" in Gentoo by Steve Dibb

On 06/16/10 19:28, Steve Dibb wrote:
> The way I see it, there are a few types of "slacker" status. > > There are those who are just plain busy, and can't respond in a timely > manner due to real-life issues. Then there are a group who just don't > have time for Gentoo as a regular maintenance task anymore, but still > participate in discussions, development, etc. Then there's the last > group who are completely unresponsive and inactive -- these are the ones > that are real blockers. > > I don't like the idea of pretending there's no such thing as slacking, > because there is.
What you describe isn't slacking to me. What is slacking to you? is this a language thing? Slacker translates to "Faulenzer" in German, a person being "faul" or lazy in English. Best, Sebastian