[aur-general] About bullying in our community (Was: TU Application)

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Oct 30 19:07:47 UTC 2018


I read all related mails, but neither replied to the mailing list, nor
off-list until now. Now I'll add a single comment.

The TU writing this reply


is malignant manipulative. Instead of assuming good faith, he opens
with smear, "s/respectfully/passive-aggressively/".

Perhaps the one who wrote the application is mistaken regarding some
things. If so, it's no reason to make mountains out of molehills, but
this TU does.

Claims such as "Most of those people" followed by a sniffy comment is

This TU shouts. Shouting is against all mailing list netiquettes.

It ends with a melodramatic closing...

"I read this differently, you care so much that you don't trust anyone
else to do it right. You're a control freak, and I don't want to have to
deal with you on the team, no matter how capable you are as a

...containing "generosity":

"Other TUs can make their own decisions of course."

This is a pattern, it isn't the first time he behaves in this way.
Regarding the disputes we had during the migration to systemd, the
mailing lists were moderated for less than the trolling we experienced
during the application thread by this TU.

Apparently this TU has got special rights. That he could behave like
this again and again does strengthen him to continue doing it.


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