[aur-general] TU Application - Konstantin Gizdov

Daniel M. Capella polycitizen at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 23:54:56 UTC 2018

On October 28, 2018 6:42:09 PM EDT, Santiago Torres-Arias <santiago at archlinux.org> wrote:
>Hello everyone.
>I've been following this email thread quite closely and without
>participating as I was hoping to keep opinions to myself --- I don't
>think I have much questions other than what's already asked for
>Konstantin --- and make up my mind for voting.
>It's clear that it is time to take a step back and stop fanning the
>flames. We are all passionate people, and sometimes this passion leads
>us to the type of arguments we are having right now. I agree with Eli,
>this is not a toy operating system and there are things at stake.
>However, I'm completely convinced that no ill intention is coming from
>everyone involved, and that, if we consider this optic, it's clear that
>this is just a non-technical quarrel that should've been shelved a
>Personally, I think this is a good opportunity to tone it down for a
>second, leave the 10+ emails behind us and try to go back to the things
>that make this community friendly and welcoming.
>Baptiste, Konstantin, Eli, and Doug. Please take a deep breath and
>extend a friendly handshake. I'm sure everyone else following this
>exchnage thinks this is the reasonable way to move forward.

I appreciate the sentiment, but Please don't downplay known toxic behavior that needs to come to an end. That doesn't help the cause of making this a friendly and welcoming community. Konstantin has clearly extended an olive branch time and time again.


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