[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Tue Jan 6 18:32:29 PST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:19:46AM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
><quote who="Chip Salzenberg">
>
>> According to Jeff Waugh:
>> > from the pointless abuse of Free Software developers 
>> 
>> I'd like to point out that we're all free software developers here (no
>> caps required) and you don't get a pass for putting the GPL on bad code.
>
>I don't think the unwarranted abuse has been appropriate. It hasn't been
>polite disagreement, suggestion of error or diplomatic discussion, it has
>been flat out demonisation. I think the work of my peers - whatever project
>they work on - deserves far more respect, particularly from someone who
>purports to be a member of the greater community. As shown elsewhere in the
>thread, these kinds of disagreements *can* be discussed kindly. Some
>participants have been incapable of doing so.


I agree, calling people names, like fuckwit, nitwit, boofhead (although
that one's sort of funny :) is unacceptable. 


no matter who does it. 

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
Step by step, day by day, machine by machine, the penguins march forward.
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