karl at Denninger.Net
Tue Sep 26 00:58:29 GMT 2000
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 04:53:12PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Karl Denninger wrote:
> > The truth is unhelpful?
> > Get over yourselves.
> Saying "a bunch of cats fighting" is a personal opinion,
> not a truth.
> > Ah, so you're not a truly open-source project.
> > Thanks.
> > You just made CERTAIN that I have no interest in helping you - unless,
> > of course, that policy changes. <smile>
> No serious Open Source projects allow arbitrary *write* access
> to their code repositories.
No serious open-source project NEEDS to allow *WRITE* access to the
repository on an arbitrary basis.
However, READ access to the *REAL* repository should be unrestricted.
If its not, or if you "vet" the repository before offering it to the public,
then its not open-source, no matter what you call it.
> > If I ask a very reasonable question and get told to write it myself, I just
> > might, but why would I do it under YOUR auspices and with YOU being the
> > "head" of things?
> I'm not the "head" of things. That's Andrew :-). If you want it
> done faster, help, don't bother to complain. That wastes time for
> everyone. That's the basic philosophy.
> > Why not do it and tell YOU to go piss up that same rope? What possible
> > incentive do I have to put up with the attitude as well as the technical
> > challenges?
> > This might have had something to do with what drove Luke away......
> Karl, you know nothing of Luke's personal issues.
But I don't need to. I see the same kind of issues myself, and I'm not
When they're that visible from this distance, they must loom large when you
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