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Re: tsvn:logwidth in svn repository

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-14 11:56:03 CET

Greg Stein wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 06:23:10PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> SteveKing wrote:
>>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> ...
>>>> I am puzzled as to what in issue 1974 could be construed as
>>>> 'rejection'.
>> ...
>> *You* check the comment from Greg Hudson. He pointed out a necessary and
>> important security consideration to be kept in mind when designing a
>> solution. He did not exhibit any negative sentiment towards the core idea
>> whatsoever.
>>> In my experience with this list, as soon as one Subversion dev doesn't
>>> like an idea I can give up trying to convince them - it won't be done.
>> Well, that's a rather negative attitude.
>> Please enumerate any cases in which you feel you have been mistreated,
>> and
>> I will attempt to eradicate any misunderstandings.
> I would venture that one example is the very tone that you're taking
> in the conversation. I'm not reading it as a "hey, let's explore this
> issue", but focusing more on Steve's reactions and commentary itself.
> Typically, meta-comments like that are taken personally rather than as
> a simple technical discussion.

Ok then - let me clarify my intended meaning:

"I'm annoyed at the uniform characterization of Subversion developers as
stubborn and unhelpful.

Rather than complain at this, I'd rather demonstrate that it is not true, by
either reopening past discussions and helping them to a satisfactory
conclusion, or at least explaining why a feature was not persued."


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