Yet Another Boring Discussion About The CoC

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon Jan 4 18:20:24 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 04:01:15PM +0100, Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
> On Mon, January 4, 2010 06:26, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > On Sun, 3 Jan 2010, Odd wrote:
> >
> >> RobertHoltzman wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Small quibble: if you want to get technical that's a request not an
> >>> imperative.
> >>
> >> Small quibble: where did he say it wasn't a request?
> >
> > Nowhere, but a request isn't a requirement.
> 
> Contrary to popular belief, Ubuntu is not a democracy but a meritocracy,
> with Mark Shuttleworth as the SABDFL (Self-Appointed Benevolent Dictator
> for Life).
> If Mark Shuttleworth requests something, you'd better interpret it as an
> imperative.

No, *I* hadn't better do anything. As far as I'm concerned dictators,
benevolent or otherwise, can stick it where the sun don't shine. 

-- 
Bob Holtzman
Key ID: 8D549279
"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 check the price of the beer"
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