[Ambassadors] anger and FOSS

indigo196 at rochester.rr.com indigo196 at rochester.rr.com
Tue Jul 27 17:04:50 UTC 2010


Very well said.

And quoted.

---- Joerg Simon <jsimon at fedoraproject.org> wrote: 
> Dear Fellows,
> 
> as Ambassadors we are exposed to the public more than all the other
> contributors within the Fedora Project - therefore we are commited to
> our special Code of Conduct - i know that sometimes frictions are not
> avoidable - it is the way how we deal with it!
> 
> Spot wrote a very interesting Article about "anger and FOSS"
> 
> and made some very valuable points:
> 
> "Angry people are poisonous people. Sometimes, they can calm down and
> become productive people, but almost no one is useful and productive
> when they're angry. This is why snark isn't useful or productive. It's
> why no one wins a shouting match, ever. When it comes to FOSS, which is
> largely a meritocracy, when you're angry, you're not able to earn
> respect or credibility."
> 
> http://spot.livejournal.com/314645.html
> 
> a very interesting read.
> 
> 
> cu Joerg
> 
> 
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