To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/23/2002 13:17:34
[ On Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at 18:39:45 (+0200), Alistair Crooks wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: RCD_SCRIPTS_DIR
> Oh, stop being so pompous.

oh, come on now....  Get real!

> Last time I looked, I had more of a say in setting up pkgsrc and
> running it than you did, and so I think that I can speak with more
> authority than you about what pkgsrc was designed to do.

You certainly can speak all you want about your goals and work with
pgksrc, and if you've been appointed by TNF's board to speak on their
behalf about the project's goals and design then please do.

However you must understand that I can speak, with absolute authority,
about how _I_ use pkgsrc and the various features and problems _I_
encounter within it, and I will (continue to) exercise that right.

> Once again, to everyone reading this mailing list - Greg Woods does
> not speak for the packages team, the NetBSD project, or the NetBSD
> Foundation in any way.

I have _never_, EVER, said that I speak for TNF, now have I.  Indeed I
have often taken care to disclaim myself whenever I feel someone might
be getting the wrong impression.

I am a third party NetBSD user in the true sense of using the published
source tree to build production systems and I will most certainly speak
to TNF and to other users about the experiences and opinions (technical
and personal) and suggestions I have about NetBSD, both good and bad.

I encourage professional debate about anything and everything I say and
do and I'm ready to learn where I'm wrong and ready to share what I
know.  I expect _exactly_ the same of everyone else in these forums as
well as in private discourse.

								Greg A. Woods

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