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Re: Xorg 1.5 missed the train?



um let me be clear, the comment about Ajax raising his kids was not
meant as a personal attack.  I'm sure he is a fine parent.

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 7:42 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Christopher Stone
> <chris stone gmail com> wrote:
>> I don't give a hoot if the packages are supported or not, I just want
>> an easy way to get my nVidia card working.  All you people do is gripe
>> and moan about how much work it would be and all this and that.  Look,
>> its just a matter of adding rpms to a repo, make an "unsupported" repo
>> if you have to.  The bottom line is you want to have as many people
>> testing the OS as possible.
>
> There's nothing stopping you or anyone else from creating an
> unsupported repository containing packages which are not signed by the
> fedora gpg key... if you have the resources to host it...then just do
> it. In fact we've seen developers generate unsupported repositories in
> the past...there was a repo for open wireless development kernels for
> a time that were not supported that was very useful and yet very
> unsupported by the Fedora project itself in any way whatsoever.
>
> This is going to be my last post in response to you. I think your
> comments concerning ajax in this post have crossed a line which should
> not have been crossed and I believe that continuing to have a dialog
> with you about anything at all...is only going to reinforce the idea
> that your choices in how your shown displease with the situation is
> something condonable.
> Let me be clear, I think your choices to personally attack ajax are
> reprehensible and quite distasteful to read.  There's absolutely no
> reason to attack ajax personally as you have done.  If you want to
> continue to be upset over the technical issues..fine be upset...but
> keep it impersonal. Hint, bringing up someones parenting skills...is
> personal. Even as a joke, its really not proper to do in what is
> clearly a heated exchange. It certainly doesn't help keep emotions
> low.
>
> I would humbly suggest you take a moment and reread the full extent of
> what your have written so far and reflect as to whether this is the
> best way to persuade someone to do what you want, and how you'd
> personally react to this sort of attempt to at a character
> assassination if aimed in your direction.
>
> I would also encourage others who are reading this thread to refrain
> from responding to you, until you've made a sincere retraction and an
> apology.
>
> -jef"Knows from experience, that its just too easy to cross the line
> in a heated exchange without intending to, and it's really important
> to be able to take a step back. I could probably write a memior's
> worth of prose just recounting when I crossed the line and had to
> swallow some pride and make amends."spaleta
>
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