Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes:

> Matthieu Moy wrote:
>> I tend to agree with you, but the idea has explicitly been rejected in
>> the past. The problem with an option like this is that it would also
>> disable the advices that may be added in the future. By letting people
>> disable the advices one by one, people see new advices as they arrive.
>> You may think of it like "do not show this message again" tickboxes in
>> some graphical user interfaces.
>> Too controversial area for newcommers I guess ;-).
> This is the kind of nonsense that I absolutely won't stand for.  Am I
> a less important customer than a newcomer?

Who said anything about a customer?

A newcomer to a community (i.e. Matthieu's student) needs not just
to show technical excellence with patches, but needs to make a good
argument on a larger design decision; old timers already tried to
achieve a concensus on it, and did not manage to do so the last time
we tried.

It is a tough topic for a newcomer developer to tackle.
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