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Re: Please ask on the list before filing a new issue.

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-08-01 18:04:09 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> "B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:
> > If your post doesn't get attention, ask your question again, or even
> > better, try and figure out what the problem is and post a patch. Read
> > through the docs to make sure you understand everything in there. Stop
> > by #svn on irc.openprojects.net and chat about it. Complaining about
> > the processes that the Subversion developers ask you to follow isn't
> > going to get you very far.
> I didn't see any complaining in Arkadiusz's mail. He asked a
> reasonable question: "Okay, then, what to do if my post gets ignored?"
> I think you're projecting a complaining tone onto it, but in fact none
> was there.
> We may or may not have a satisfactory answer for him, but he shouldn't
> be punished for asking the question :-).

You're probably right. Several other people had salready sent messages
to the list noting that they were unhappy with not being able to just
drop stuff into the issue tracker, and Arkadiusz won the "You've Just
Pushed Fitz Over The Edge" award." Sorry to dump on you, Arkadiusz.

> Btw, I agreed with your answer, which is to post again a couple of
> times before trying something more drastic.

/me o o 0 (Pour sugar in his gas tank?)


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