Fedora Project em Português
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Thu May 6 00:01:03 UTC 2010
On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 12:51:22AM +0100, Nelson Marques wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 18:54 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > The Fedora community and I expect a more civil tone on our lists. If
> > you cannot provide it, I ask that you take your discussion elsewhere,
> > away from Fedora.
> Paul and everyone,
> I do apologize for some more harsh language, but I won't apologize for
> the ideas behind them, as I do believe in them.
> It was taken elsewhere and I did answered to one offending email by
> private before all of this.
> I don't believe you are acting impartially, and I am not naive to
> neglect that Brazilians do occupy some strategical positions in the
> community (all in general) and that gives them more leverage power. I
> was speaking about this some minutes ago with GNOME pt_PT translators
> from which they said they were on my side on this one.
> As you follow the trans_pt lists, you know by now that it is easy for
> me to mobilize people. You also noticed that joining me to them, and
> eventually rallie for the other Portuguese on the Project we would have
> a more strong position, and by now you wouldn't be dealing with just a
> contributor, but instead a potential leader of a small part of the
> community. Which brings me to a question...
> Do you believe it would be better for me to leave? I really appreciated
> your sincerity on it, and though you might not understand it, if that is
> a benefit for the project or community, all you need to do, is ask for
> it. I don't stay where I am not welcome, but I will not surrender and be
> quiet when one or more attack my culture.
> For your information, you warned me once before, because "bleeded my
> eyes", I failed to see you warning others that stated "bleeded our
> hearts". If one is offensive, so is the other. I dont believe you are
> being impartial Paul... But maybe you haven't readed all the thread, and
> I understand you are a man without much time, unlike me.
> Please, if you believe that there is no place for me, feel free to ask
> for my withdrawal. But I can't promise I will be nice if someone attacks
> my culture and I do expect impartiality.
> Small heads up: I've not answered an email and stated it. I was
> expecting your intervention there. My bad, wrong assumptions.
It is unfortunately hard to tell that "you" in my email stands for the
plural, i.e. everyone who is sending insulting emails at each other.
I apologize that it was unclear, and I am not taking sides in this
discussion. The rest of the warning stands as I wrote it.
Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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