Meta-discussions and the role of the Fedora Community
frankly3d at gmail.com
Fri Mar 29 15:06:28 UTC 2013
On Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:55:28 -0500
Steven Stern <subscribed-lists at sterndata.com> wrote:
> When people talk about choosing FOSS software like Fedora, "a strong
> community" is always cited.
Not so sure Steven.
"FOSS software - a strong community"
always pointed to active development,
not necessarily use.
> May we declare a moratorium on meta-discussions? If someone doesn't
> give enough info, ask them for more, and that's all. Going off on
> top posting, depth of quoting, typos, etc makes the list a hostile
I agree to a point, with the proviso a link to the guidelines should
be provides re tp.
> If you don't have something nice or helpful to say, don't say it.
> If you need more info, ask for it. If you suspect they don't know
> what they're doing, offer some assistance on how they can get that
> Quite frankly, if I were a newbie and I had a question and were met
> with such hostility, I'd think twice about all that stuff about the
> value of "the community".
I lurked for three years, before asking a question.
to gain some small knowledge from trial and error.
In the past I've got as much a broiling on Win lists for tp,
whatever the place, a guide is a guide.
"Please stay on the trail, or you may eaten by a croc."
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