[mythtv] Status Question: Is current SVN useable?
kormoc at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 19:23:24 UTC 2008
On Jan 18, 2008 10:48 AM, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Getting defensive when someone criticizes a free, OSS project can be
> kind of ironic. I get that users can't complain too much, as it's
> free and doesn't cost them anything. We say we don't care if you
> dislike it, it's free, go somewhere else. And I agree with that. But
> to get all bent about it, means you actually DO care. If' it's free,
> what does it matter if someone criticizes it? Again, it costs you
> nothing. No one loses business or anything. No need to get your
> feelings hurt.
> Now I'll add a big caveat that I haven't known Reza's comments or any
> history on the list, so if's there's precedence for such an attitude,
> then disregard what I've said. Just an observation.
This is a development list for development realted issues. None of his
points were development related save for the "Is svn stable" which has
been addressed time and time again on the list and a simple search
would have found many answers already.
The reason why I felt it was sorta blackmailish would be bacuse
there's a big difference to me between "What's the current status of
the project" (which is also covered in the wiki to some extent) and
"If the project isn't making big enough steps, I (as a user) is going
to leave it for another project", especially when it's on the
What positive affect does the 'threat' have on the message he was
conveying? Why put that in at all?
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