Apologies to the List
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 23 20:20:59 CST 2011
On 2/22/11 10:44 PM, Tom Wickline wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 10:52 AM, James McKenzie
> <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net <mailto:jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>> wrote:
> On 2/22/11 4:37 AM, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> James McKenzie<jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
> <mailto:jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>> writes:
> First, my tirade was not intended to be as such. I wanted
> to pull the
> patch because it was incorrect and I did not want anyone
> else working
> on it while I silently trimmed it and made it better.
> Second, I realize this has affected my 'Jeremy White'
> score. I hope
> that AJ understands why the code was pulled and that this
> frequently with a project this large.
> No, it doesn't. Requesting your code to be pulled is a serious
> and a major break of the trust that is necessary for us all to
> together. You can't do something like this and expect it not
> to have
> It was already unlikely that you would get any of your patches
> in, based
> on their technical merit, but now even if you managed to make
> your code
> acceptable, I wouldn't put it in, because I can't trust you
> not to make
> me pull it out again next time you get mad at me.
> And I agree with this decision. You are technically "the keeper
> of the code" and I have on more than one occasion transgressed
> this unwritten rule.
> However, I will still post patches for comments in Wine
> Development and subsequently release them to the LGPL/Wine in
> Wine-Patches so that others can work with them. I feel that is
> only fair for what I have done. Is that acceptable?
> This seems to be the method used by others, however I have been
> known to be massively incorrect in the past, and I could be wrong now.
> If posting them to bug reports is the preferred method I will that
> James McKenzie
> Hello James,
> This is just my opinion OK, So don't take this as the opinion of
> Wine/WineHQ or anyone else.
> In the past I had a very serious drinking problem and I pissed off
> allot of people, and most of them were
> my friends. So one day I decided to stop drinking and to try and
> repair old friendships, saying sorry will only
> get you, or me, or anyone of us just so far... The only way to get
> back trust and friendship is to earn it a little each
> day by your actions. And not to overreact to a past overreaction. :)
> So my suggestion is to take it a day at a time and try and mend past
> mistakes by future actions.
Again, thank you. I have a few patches to work on and then they will be
submitted, like I said, into the public domain.
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