Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Dennis Jacobfeuerborn dennisml at conversis.de
Tue Nov 9 22:53:23 UTC 2010

On 11/09/2010 10:33 PM, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn
> <dennisml at conversis.de>  wrote:
>> No. I'm sorry but it's fundamentaly unfair to hold me responsible for the
>> behaviour of others. If you think this shouldn't have been brought up fine
>> but if others decide to draw premature conclusions from this it's their
>> fault and not mine.
> Am I holding you responsible for others? No.  I'm saying very
> specifically that you started a topic about inclusion instead of
> simply inquiring as to whether people in our community are already
> involved.   The inquiry would have been perfectly appropriate. A
> suggestion we talk about inclusion when we don't have a clearly
> defined technical expert to make the case for it is not. We have a
> featuring process for some very good reasons. One of those reasons is
> to allow the person make the propose to provide adequate amount of
> information as a starting point for a constructive discussion about
> technical pros and cons.
> That's like me suggesting we have a discussion about moving over to
> the hurd kernel as a default when I know absolutely nothing about
> kernel implementation details and watching concerns over the issue
> spiral out of control.
> I am saying very specifically that noone should propose a discussion
> for technology inclusion on this list unless they feel comfortable
> addressing questions of a technical nature about the technology or
> failing that they bring someone along at the start of the conversation
> who is able to be the technical expert when the quite expected
> questions about technical issues come up.  The discussion spirals when
> questions go unanswered by a technical expert and the void in the
> discussion is instead filled up with meatheads like myself.

Point taken.


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