Fwd: Fedora Weekly News 228

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Jun 4 03:55:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 00:27 +0000, g wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> <snip>
> > George - I think that you are very offensive towards people who
> > volunteer their time. It's easy to understand why Fedora contributors
> > don't actually want to participate on the user lists and get abused by
> > unappreciative, sarcastic and combative users.
> craig,
> for someone who tends to make offensive remarks, no association to above,
> i accept your judgment of what may appear, in your opinion, as meant to
> be offensive.
> but do know this, neither my intent, nor desire, was meant to be offending.
> i do appreciate what fedora contributors do, both programmers and designers
> of web pages. just as i appreciate contributors to this list.
> i even complimented mairin on her abilities. her reply contained no
> recognition of such, only irateness to my using 'ladies home journal'
> strictly as a reference to where i felt her design would better fit.
> if, in your opinion, what i wrote is 'unappreciative, sarcastic and combative'
> towards any of contributers, then so be it, your opinion.
> in other thread, i asked same question, where was notice of changing of web
> page http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora, as i did in this thread.
> thru all of this, an answer to my question was evaded with only replies of
> pages that had nothing to do with my question.
> now, if you wish to bat this back and forth, go ahead.
> but do be aware that my intent was not as you seem to be in thinking.
whatever your intent was, it was in my mind lost.

There wasn't any 'IF' in my opinion, you completely came off as
unappreciative, sarcastic and combative, not just once but repeatedly.

I can't put my assessment in any simpler terms.

Just to pile on, like Gene you have assumed that Máirín is a woman and I
can't imagine any greater testimony to your arrogance and insensitivity
of others but keep trying.


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