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Re: Subversion 1.2 RC1 Binaries

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-12 22:52:41 CEST

"Mark T. Dame" <mdame@mfm.com> writes:
> The purpose of the post was this: there are too many people who feel
> that they are entitled to things that they don't pay or work for.
> When it comes to open source software, the problem is *really*
> bad. Thousands of people volunteer their time and expertise on open
> source (and open source-like) packages. Personally I don't have time
> to dedicate any more, but would still be doing it if I had the time.
> When some spoiled numskull complains that their particular issue isn't
> being met (after a whole *six days* even!), it just irritates the crap
> out of me. If the only contribution someone can make is to complain,
> that someone doesn't deserve the efforts of those that are providing
> the software in the first place.

I understand the irritation (I felt it too).

But let 'em complain. They're still free to use the software, that
doesn't hurt us. I just wish they'd help out, instead of expecting
someone else to solve the problem :-).

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