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Re: The Last Sysadmin Prayer: Discussion Returns to Wrap and Base64 World
Angel Bosch wrote:
>> De: "Howard Chu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> This is the Developer's list. Your post is off topic and you should be
>> of yourself for posting it here.
> sorry for the noise, I knew this is the developer's list but after seeing all lists:
> openldap-announce OpenLDAP announcements list
> openldap-bugs OpenLDAP bugs discussion list
> openldap-commit OpenLDAP source repository 'commit' list
> openldap-devel OpenLDAP development discussion list
> openldap-fortress OpenLDAP Fortress Discussion list
> openldap-technical OpenLDAP Technical Discussion list
> I thought this belongs here because the nature of the discussion. If you want me to move this thread to another list, please let me know.
> I really thought that we could start a healthy discussion about what and
when a widely requested feature should be included. And judging from amount of
posts/discussions I've found digging last weeks I'm pretty sure that isn't the
opinion of a single undocumented obtuse sysadmin.
Healthy discussion in an email list requires that all parties are first
willing and able to read, before writing. You have clearly demonstrated that
you ar incapable of doing either.
Every list has a charter which is displayed for you before you join. You
obviously ignored that text instead of reading it.
> Instead of being double-ashamed because of my ignorance, I'm really proud
> of being part of the free software community and being able to address to
> people I admire and respect profundly.
You are not participating in the community, you are merely injecting noise.
The words of Isaac Asimov seem apt here.
“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our
political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means
that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”
Your ignorance is nothing to be proud of. Read the list charters and respect
the community organization, otherwise you deserve no respect in return.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/