[aur-general] TU application - Kyle Keen

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Tue Dec 7 19:56:12 CET 2010

Thorsten Töpper wrote:

> > Some AUR users have posted on the list in response to the bot. I
> > can't find the others right now but here's one:
> > 
> > http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2010-December/012330.html
> > 
> > Just to be clear, the bot does not insult anyone and it does state
> > the reason for the comment rather than some ambiguous "ur pkg is full
> > of fail, lol" comment.
> > 
> > My issue is that I consider the launch premature and overzealous and
> > I'm seeking reassurance that in the future ongoing discussions will
> > be considered before action is taken.
> Still because of that quickshot I'll change my previous expectation to
> vote.
> Even a reassurance won't change that for this vote, probably for a
> future one but not for this.
> Sorry but once a application is passed the applicant has directly to
> show a responsible behaviour, TU stands for Trusted User not Trolling
> User.
> This is not meant as a direct insult, don't misinterprete it.

Regardless of how it was meant, "Trolling User" was inappropriate imo. The
intentions were good. It's the rashness that's the problem as far as I'm
concerned. Realizing that it was a bad idea and that there are better ways to
do things is enough.

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