Agressive FUD by Fedora contributor

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Mon Oct 16 02:11:27 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 01:09 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 06:43:04PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > 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.
> As I wrote, I don't know what happens when someone starts acting that
> way. I think this is hurting the community and creating chasms where
> bridges are trying to be built. And I'm not referring to any
> scare to non-existent technical parts of the statements made.
> > > > 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.
> Sure, and a part of it probably stems from Jeff Johnson, whose
> comments escalated to the board and people wanted to withdraw his
> bugzilla account (I'm far from recommending doing so in this case,
> don't misunderstand me, I'm just showing that sometimes some reaction
> is needed).

Not quite.  I believe it was more the fact that he was closing bugs when
they shouldn't be, rather than his comments.  That's different than what
is occurring here.


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