Subject: Re: theo's changes
To: Derrick J. Brashear <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/1995 13:15:35
"Derrick J. Brashear" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > (1) been honest in my representation of the situation to
> > people, when i've discussed it at all. (There are
> > good reasons not to discuss it, such as privacy
> > concerns and the fact that entire situation is
> > amazingly stupid.)
> *whose* privacy concerns? Yours? Theos? Someone elses? This is very vague.
> I really don't understand what there is to hide, and I'd bet that
> everyone airing their dirty laundry and getting it over with would help
> heal whatever's ailing...
Airing of dirty laundry is exactly why there are reasons not to discuss
it... Remember all the dirty laundry regarding the NetBSD/FreeBSD merger?
All it did was enrage people, cause people to get overly emotional, cause
other people to make blatantly offensive statements, and destroy a great
deal of credibility for both projects.
It would and does do the opposite of heal 'ailing's... In fact, this
discussion is counter-productive, does not belong on port-sparc, and
definitely should not be taking place publicly. (Yes, I realize I
posted this publicly).
[Note: I've refrained from making my views known even though I may have
been peripherally involved. Please refrain from assuming I side with
anybody on this situation.]