>I do wonder if there's anyone on Earth slashdot won't call an idiot or a moron. There certainly doesn't seem to be any need for actual evidence before accusations are launched.
But it's the open source way, and is widely (though not universally) supported here whenever the question comes up of whether this is an appropriate way to behave.
Standards are great, double standards doubly so.
(BTW I'm not being flippant - this is exactly the standard of behaviour that's considered normal and expected in the open source communities I look at. Compared to debian-devel it's positively gentlemanly.)