[aur-general] Account Suspended, No Reason Given

shoober420 shoober420 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 03:03:22 UTC 2018

I have contributed to Arch, and Linux very much so. Especially for Steam.
Here’s a fine example.


This was discovered and resolved by yours truly. A lot of painstaking and
debugging went into diagnosing that bug. I love Arch, and do a lot for this
community. You should concentrate on all the good I have done, instead of
all the supposed bad things I’ve done.

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, shoober420 <shoober420 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Regardless of my past, I still haven’t been given a reason to being
> rejected for maintaining “sdl2-hg”, when I have a PKGBUILD ready to upload.
> I have a lot of AUR packages to contribute, and its being halted by
> misunderstandings of my humor. I can argue me being banned from the forums
> were misunderstandings as well.
> On Saturday, November 3, 2018, Jason Ryan via aur-general <
> aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 03/11/18 at 10:34pm, Mark Weiman wrote:
>> > On Sat, 2018-11-03 at 22:09 -0400, shoober420 via aur-general wrote:
>> > > This still doesn't cover up the fact you gave NO WARNING before the
>> > > suspension. Also, if you so desire 'high quality', and strive for
>> > > this
>> > > "political correctness", don't be a hypocrite and comment back the
>> > > very way you don't want to be talked to. That doesn't give the
>> > > impression of what you want achieved does it? This was all in fun and
>> > > humor, not disrespect, and could have easily been diagnosed and
>> > > resolved if you talked to me about this before making such a drastic
>> > > decision.
>> > >
>> >
>> > This has nothing to do with "political correctness" and has to do with
>> > the fact that you sent multiple requests, one after another, that were
>> > denied with language that didn't really help the TUs know your intent.
>> >
>> > The TUs are volunteers (probably have other important things to do as
>> > well) and I wouldn't expect them to put any time into requests like the
>> > ones listed and just deny them.
>> >
>> > You only getting a week suspension "without warning" is quite
>> > reasonable.
>> >
>> Given that OP was permabanned from the forums after repeated warnings and
>> temporary bans, I would describe it as “unduly charitable”.
>> /J
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