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Re: Too many options

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 00:17:06 +0000

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 04:20:03PM +0100, Stefan Kng wrote:
> Also, adding such a 'hidden' option is sometimes the only way to 'get
> rid' of some users. We had some users who would post repeatedly
> insisting on a new option, and all that with different email accounts so
> that it looks as if even more users would want that feature (something I
> discovered only after some time). Such users can distract the developers
> a lot, and the only way to 'silence' those is to just add the option -
> they won't stop 'spamming' the mailing list until it's done.

You could tell those people to leave you alone, and that they should
be talking to sussman and fitz instead :)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4216011961522818645

And see also http://producingoss.com/en/difficult-people.html

Stefan
Received on 2009-01-17 01:17:31 CET

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