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Posted Dec 20, 2011 14:09 UTC (Tue) by rsidd (subscriber, #2582)
As an aside -- Cyberax seems to be of Russian origin and boudewijn, I assume, is of Dutch or Flemish origin. The Dutch are among the most polite people I've met. The Russians I know are polite to me, but I've seen Russians talking to one another (in English, because others were present), and the aggression is staggering -- it seems like any moment they will come to blows. Yet there's nothing personal in it -- it's just a vigorous argument, Russian-style. I suspect a lot of personality conflicts, especially online, are merely cultural issues and could be resolved if the people involved met in real life (or, as in this case, made an extra effort to listen to each other).
Apologies if the stereotyping was incorrect in this case.
Posted Dec 20, 2011 22:37 UTC (Tue) by jospoortvliet (subscriber, #33164)
Otherwise, the dutch aren't always so polite - and being one, I know.
We're notoriously arrogant, especially when on holiday. Not sure why THAT brings out the asshole in us... I tend to not have holidays so for me it's hard to say :D
Posted Dec 21, 2011 11:30 UTC (Wed) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
Posted Jan 2, 2012 20:21 UTC (Mon) by jospoortvliet (subscriber, #33164)
Posted Dec 21, 2011 4:15 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
Posted Dec 21, 2011 4:01 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
I'm going to try Krita more this week - I've compiled git head, but I haven't yet used it much. But it definitely feels MUCH better now.
Posted Dec 21, 2011 8:19 UTC (Wed) by boudewijn (subscriber, #14185)
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