[CentOS] Dag's comment at linuxtag

Wed Jul 1 10:26:35 UTC 2009
Mihai T. Lazarescu <mtlagm at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 03:43:41PM -0700, Radu-Cristian FOTESCU wrote:

> > I Can not speak for others, but the only time i have
> > seen Karanbir be stern with anyone is when they do
> > deserve it. 
> Well, I've read him saying in various ways and on
> several occasions something that would equate "RTFM",
> only it was put in such an offensive way that even 
> myself, as an external reader, I felt compassion for 
> the poor user who was asking an innocent question 
> just to be slapped over the face.
> > I have no idea what your deal is though with going
> > after anyone and everybody. Do you just love attacking
> > people in gerernal?
> Of course. I also like killing kittens and sodomizing kids.
> If telling to someone that there are issues with "his" repo
> (that was RPMforge and Dag is #1 when comes to RF) is an
> attack, then your world and my world are different, and *your*
> world is broken. Basically, I have been answered that I cannot
> ask for consistency for something that's free unless I help
> fixing the issues. Fair enough.
> But then, if mentioning that KB's repo for EL5 is still having
> *everything* in testing (the repo for EL4 is not in testing, 
> and it even wasn't in testing a few years ago when I was using it)
> is still an attack...
> ...whereas KB's *offending* and *despising* answer (because *this*
> is how he usually replies!) basically says that I am an idiot who
> shouldn't use his repo (only that he wasn't using these exact words,
> so he's technically "politically correct" in the way he's telling 
> people that they're morons that should shut the fsck up) is not an
> attack, huh?
> Well, then raise a statue to the beloved KB, because I'm gonna shut 
> the fuck up. This is not a community, and I know of several people
> who use ScientificLinux not because it's better, but because on their 
> mailing list, their developers *don't* imply that people are morons
> when they spit an answer to the list.
> But now, you're right: should I have the chance to meet KB in person,
> I'd punch him in the face with an infinite pleasure.

Perhaps all boils down to "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way":