On 13-02-18, Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public wrote: > On 02/13/2018 06:56 PM, Baptiste Jonglez wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Eli and I disagree about how dependency conflicts should be handled when > > packaging. This was prompted by the libxfont dependency conflict arising > > from recent xorgproto changes . > > > > [...] > > > >  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/57495 > > Is there a reason you took a private disagreement to the public mailing > lists: > > - regarding which you have confused me for the primary person > disagreeing with you > - when in fact there are three people who directly disagree with you on > that very issue, as I told you in that private discussion > - regarding which this public post seems to essentially exist in order > to, I dunno, shame me into responding in view of the world at large, > again despite my not being the only or indeed the primary person who > you are actually disagreeing with?
I'm sorry if you feel offended, but I'm not sure what I am shaming you into exactly. - I initially thought I had a disagreement with you, because you were the one I saw closing bug reports about the issue. This is why I emailed you directly. - your answer made it clear that we *do* disagree, but you also said that your position is shared with other members of the community: what you called "a longstanding tradition of not considering these type of issues to be valid bugs", and the fact that Doug and arojas also closed bug reports about the issue. - so, I decided to start a public discussion about the issue, with the starting point that we *do* indeed disagree about it. Quite frankly, the packaging issue itself is minor, I was just surprised of the way it was handled: spending time to close several bug reports about the issue and telling people that they are stupid , instead of just fixing the issue in the first place. It goes against (my idea of) common sense. Now, the point of this email on arch-dev-public was to discuss the packaging issue and whether it is a policy *not* to fix these kind of issues. I'm fine either way, I'll know for next time. Baptiste  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/57393#comment166572 > I would like to register my formal objection to your treating this as a > personal disagreement between the two of us. I explained why this was > not an "Eli Schwartz thinks so" thing in that private email -- you > disliked my explanation and asked for more proof, while *simultanously* > CC'ing arch-dev-public with claims about how I "and possibly others" > disagree with you. > > You did not give me a chance to respond to your new question before > CC'ing arch-dev-public.
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