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But you don't solve problems by repeatedly classifying actions of the
opposite side as "unacceptable" -- nothing ever changes this way.
And as we can see, nothing really changed, indeed -- Mark continues
on his tradition of ill-researched provocative statements.
The debate proposed by Aaron is a way ahead and, I'm sure, judgements like
"unacceptable" are going to be put aside for the moment.
Shuttleworth: Quantal, raring, saucy…
Posted Oct 20, 2013 18:54 UTC (Sun) by ovitters (subscriber, #27950)
This has nothing to do with if he should be able to develop Mir, etc. Anyway, I'm more used to being totally direct and criticizing/voicing really loudly what you think is bad. No matter if the person is a close friend or not. Actually, for close friends I'd hate if they keep their opinions to themselves. I've seen people be amazed that we can criticize everything about someones opinion. Then afterwards discuss where we're going to have drinks.
If I say the behaviour is unacceptable, then it doesn't mean imply more.
Posted Oct 20, 2013 19:52 UTC (Sun) by deepfire (subscriber, #26138)
Apropos being direct/keeping opinions to oneself -- friends are people who give us/expect us giving them benefit of the doubt, because of our mutually shared history. This allows us to be direct, to express ourselves with no hesitation. Even that bond can be stretched, though.
Then we have pathological situations -- and all prolonged conflicts are, by definition, pathological.
What we have here with Ubuntu (as a whole, not just with Mir) is a pathological situation.
In such situations skins are thin, on all sides -- and unless you want to further the conflict, you should be very careful of what you say.
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