[aur-general] Should TUs tolarate inapropiate behavior in the AUR?

P. A. López-Valencia vorbote at outlook.com
Fri Feb 12 21:37:47 UTC 2016

El 12/02/2016 a las 3:28 p. m., William Di Luigi escribió:
> Hi
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 8:39 PM, Pedro A. López-Valencia
> <vorbote at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Maintainer Det: 105 packages found.
>> Submitter Det:   63 packages found.
> This doesn't really tell much, to be honest. I only see a very active
> maintainer who generously gives away his/her time (at no charge) to
> take care of package scripts.

I do the same as well. Don't try to make the argument that "as the 
arsehole has more packages, he deserves to be in charge".  Such policy 
doesn't work for any community. Meritocracy *must* come in hand with 
*peer-review*. Else, it is just a broth that breeds conflict and strife.

> Also, of course, there was really no reason to disown the package.
[Long disquisition about how I rage quit.]

You would do it if you had already been harassed in private for the 
previous six months, maybe more. I don't recall those details because, 
who would? That's the kind of thing you simply forget (If you are a 
Christian, you'll know the application of "turning the other cheek"). I 
certainly thought at the time I let Vuze go "Fuck it, he can have it and 
the turd polishig dummy can deal with the psycho." I can only guess 
David Blair went through a similar experience; may you not be in our shoes.

> Oh, come on now, so aren't these ad-hominem attacks?

I am only giving a matter-of-fact relation of my experience. If it makes 
you cringe... Again: May you not be bullied so. And if you are, may you 
live interesting times. :-)

>> I let this pass for a long time, but I think it is the right time to ask the
>> TUs *and* the devs to start a productive discussion about creating a code of
>> conduct that allows us, the users contributing to the AUR, the forum and the
>> IRC channels, to have a set of rules to be applied if people is disrespectful
>> to each other in the context of the community.
> I am completely in favor.

Let's hope so!

Pedro A. López-Valencia
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