Agressive FUD by Fedora contributor

seth vidal skvidal at
Sun Oct 15 22:43:04 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 00:37 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > 1. Fud is not a verb. It's not even a word. Let's stop using it as such.
> Let's not nipick, language is evolving, and unless we use it as a
> verb, it will never make it into the next dictionary as such. ;)
> Also it does sound unfair for a native speaker of a language to
> nitpick on s/o non-native, right?

not really. I'm helping you learn what is an incorrect use. That's my
duty as a native and expert english speaker. :-D (this was humor for the
> > 2. He appears to be stating his opinion, which he is welcome to do.
> Yes, we live in a free world, is that what you mean? I thus prefer to
> escalate this and state my opinion here.

okay - but you seem to want something other than just to state your
opinion. If I misread that and you just want to state your counter
opinion here then I'm sorry, have a blast.

> > You can counter his opinion by responding to him
> No, I won't get trolled. I'm known for getting into discussion with
> people, but IMHO he already crossed a line. All this FUD was dumped
> into bugzilla w/o any provocation or reason. Just because s/o
> mentioned ATrpms doesn't count as provocation.

Have you read bugzilla? It's filled with all sorts of stuff I don't
agree with.

> > but there's no 'censure' process if that's what you're gunning for.
> No, censoring is always bad, that doesn't mean that such behaviour
> shouldn't be counteracted.

If that's your goal in posting here then go for it.

If anyone suggests deleting his comment from bugzilla or making 'codes
of conduct' for people who are arguing their opinions and/or technical
issues then expect me to come back and be crankier than usual.


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