Yet Another Boring Discussion About The CoC

Odd iodine at
Tue Jan 5 18:52:55 UTC 2010

Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 12:35:49AM -0800, Patton Echols wrote:
>> On 01/04/2010 10:20 AM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
>>> 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. 
>              .............snip...........
>> I do not suggest that incivility on this list compares in any way to the 
>> examples.  Only that thumbing one's nose at authority only works as long 
>> as the authority ignores you. 
> Not thumbing my nose at all. I was responding to Amedee's statement that "If 
> Mark Shuttleworth requests something, you'd better interpret it as an 
> imperative". The tone grated on me.
> One more thing. Shuttleworth may be influential but he certainly doesn't
> least not to me.

I don't think Shuttleworth's demands have been unreasonable so far.
Ubuntu runs this this list, and they have authority to do with it as they
please. If you have a beef with that, you can always set up your own
list, where you can be the boss.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list