[mythtv-users] TapeWorm Beta 4 - new features, and now, fewer bugs!
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 14:32:57 UTC 2006
On 4/7/06, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 09:26:49AM -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > > True, but, he did respond to the posts in such a manner as to change
> > > > the intent of the original email. Had he, after people responded on
> > > > list, asked people to kindly email him off list with their issues, or
> > > > better yet told people to email him off list with their issues, I am
> > > > willing to bet Isaac would not have issue with the announcement
> > > > emails.
> > >
> > > But, alas, that wouldn't have avoided the first layer of replies, and
> > > the first layer of replies was, with one exception, all I saw.
> > well, had he said in the first email to only reply to him off list,
> > then most people hopefully would have. But that fact is that he did
> > respond on the list, more than once as well.
> True, and as someone pointed out to me, I'd missed that he'd posted
> announcements of all 4 betas, as well.
> > > > Isaac's world while we are here and thus must obey his rules. Isaac
> > > > has done a good job of making his rules as simple and basic as can be
> > > > to achieve the goals he set forth in creating the community and has
> > > > been pretty fair and even handed in excercising his authority.
> > >
> > > That has not been, to some extent, my perception, and I'm aware of
> > > other people (who write code, in a couple of cases) who agree.
> > your perception of what? agree on what?
> "even handed in exercising his authority."
> > (ok, ok, you got, me, I don't actually care, I'm just confused....)
> Oh, sorry. If I'd known you didn't care, I wouldn't have bothered to
> clarify. :-)
> > > > If you feel his excercise of authority has been out of bound, perhaps
> > > > you would like to help enforce the rules he has set for the community?
> > >
> > > My complaint, as I was fairly clear, Steve, was with his approach.
> > his approach to his rules or his approach to his enforcement? It
> > sounds like you have more an issue with his enforcement of the rules,
> > to which I respond, enforce them first, in a kinder, gentler manner,
> > and this "issue" would go away.
> His approach to other people. Which is oddly moderate, suddenly, so
> I'm going to shut up now. :-)
> > > > Perhaps we need Isaac to let us know his basic rules, put them on the
> > > > wiki's page for the mailinglists, and practice self-policing, letting
> > > > users know when they come into the realm of violating these rules,
> > > > allowing Isaac to only have to step in if after being warned such
> > > > abuse of the rules continues?
> > >
> > > That would probably solve the problem *I* have; if Isaac isn't talking,
> > > he won't be yelling.
> > Isaac (if your still reading this....), I tried searching gossamer,
> > but couldn't find anything, would you mind outlining your list rules
> > so that I can put them on the wiki?
> > It's Friday!!, and after a conversation like this, I feel we should
> > all meet at the pub for rounds of beer!
> You know, I tried *hard* to get out for a pint last night (Strongbow
> cider, in my case), and the computers just wouldn't let me.
> That sounds like a line from a paranoid science fiction movie, doesn't
"I'm sorry Jay, I just can't let you go for that Beer today"...
Strongbow on tap is some good stuff...
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