[linux-elitists] Re: Yet another mozilla atrocity

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue Oct 14 21:20:19 PDT 2003


<quote who="Lance Simmons">

> * Jeff Waugh <jdub@perkypants.org> [031014 20:56]:
> > 
> > Some posters seem to be equating documentation bugs with a fundamental
> > misbelief in *nix 'standards'.
> 
> Would one be incorrect to infer from this remark that you believe not in
> unix standards,  but rather merely in unix 'standards'?  That fits the
> evidence available to readers of this list, but it would be nice to hear
> otherwise from you.

Oh, for god's sake. The issues raised have very little to do with standards.
Thus the quotes.

> > > [...] the argument on this list has gone almost entirely against you,
> > > and [...] your repeated non-responses have in no way helped your case.
> > 
> > *blink*
> 
> "*blink*" strikes me as simply one more in a long series of non-responses.
> What do you make of "*blink*" as a contribution to a civilized discussion
> ?

Your question was more of a statement than an investigation.

> > > Please respond in detail to the many good people on this list who have
> > > noticed that you have disconnected yourself from the UNIX heritage.
> > 
> > We have documentation bugs, and welcome contributions.
> 
> That's it?  Seriously, _that's it_?

To the manpages issue, sure.

- Jeff

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