[License-discuss] Language, appropriateness, and ideas

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Fri Feb 28 16:36:24 UTC 2020

Josh Berkus dixit:

>And yet you just managed to make a spirited refutation of the license
>header proposal without once resorting to name-calling and profanity.
>So clearly it is possible for any civilized human to do so.

There’s quite a distance between the first two quoted lines of yours
and the third.

Feel free, however, to translate between people of different styles
of communication.

“The final straw, to be honest, was probably my amazement at the volume of
petty, peevish whingeing certain of your peers are prone to dish out on
d-devel, telling each other how to talk more like a pretty princess, as though
they were performing some kind of public service.” (someone to me, privately)

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