On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:53 AM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 3:32 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:

>> E.g.
>> convincing people that it is not worth their time interacting with
>> you, especially when there are better things to do like tending to
>> other topics, and you lose the chance to show that your patches are
>> good when they indeed are (I don't even know if these patches in
>> question are good, and I am not going to find out).
> You are hurting the Git project by doing that, and our users,
> specially our Windows users.
> I thought you were a good maintainer. But apparently you would rather
> listen to the people that only complain, rather than actual code, that
> actually improves things.

And this in fact has a name; *bias*. It is bad in any human endeavor,
and in logic and argumentation, letting yourself be blinded by who is
making the arguments, rather than the arguments themselves has a name;
ad hominem.

That is a mistake.

Felipe Contreras
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