[aur-general] Account Suspended, No Reason Given

shoober420 shoober420 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 03:09:22 UTC 2018

That bug is so important, it is linked on the Arch wiki itself.


Maybe you are glamorizing your own perception of me onto the world Jason. I
do a lot for Arch, and this community. Do you maintain any packages and
debug, or just moderate the forums?

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

> I have contributed to Arch, and Linux very much so. Especially for Steam.
> Here’s a fine example.
> https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues/3863
> 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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