Are we the reason Apple isn't helping us?
dank at kegel.com
Sun Mar 11 23:26:06 CDT 2012
On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Vitaliy Margolen
<wine-devel at kievinfo.com> wrote:
> On 03/11/2012 07:26 PM, Dan Kegel wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Vitaliy Margolen
>> I guess it comes down to unnecessary roughness.
> In what way? Telling a user if you don't comply to _our_ rules in _our_
> place you will be banned is rough?
Yes. It's understood, I think, so saying it outright is a bit of a
slap in the face.
> You have other ideas how to stop anyone
> from reopening a bug that everyone one from Wine said "please do not
> reopen"? Of course just ignoring this bug won't work, as everyone who active
> on bugzilla will be attempting to close it again.
I would suggest just letting things settle down.
>> Sure, he was out of line, but AJ had already explained
>> things to him. You could have let the guy get the last word in.
> Last time I've checked anyone can still post comments into closed bugs.
Indeed. There's nothing one can do technically to keep a
determined poster out.
>> It's hard to quantify, but partly as a result of your comment, he seems to
>> be actively telling folks that the Wine community is rude and unpleasant.
> One can never stop other people from spreading FUD if they really want to do
Yes, but by being kind one can reduce the anger level and
make it less likely the person will feel like venting.
>> we might be interested in his friends. The same idea might
>> apply here.
> You think a never ending close-reopen match would have been better? And
> wouldn't have resulted in him being banned for real?
You're assuming he would have continued mud-wrestling.
That's not a given.
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