Chris Withers said the following on 11/15/2006 09:00 AM:
>> But us going on like "you obviously don't get it, do you? In fact, you
>> dont seem to get anything about the web, even. Go away!"
> If that's true, then why not?
because it is not nice and we behave like them if we do? :-)
>> either: instead of getting an enlightened zope user, we get yet another
>> "zope sucks"-person with a bunch of misconceptions about zope out in the
> Some people can't be helped...
well, we don't need more of them, so we should avoid that as much as we
>> Everybody needs to be treated with some degree of respect, and it's not
> Sorry, I disagree. Respect is a mutual thing.
oh, yes, but when someone solicits opinions and gets whacked in the head
because we don't like his ideas, then it is us that lack in respect,
>> Yes, in general, but in our case, I get the feeling that *anyone* that
>> does not agree with the zope-philosophy, or questions the way zope
>> works, gets a smack in the head. This is just the latest example.
> Nah, I don't agree, sorry. If that had been the case, how did Zope 3
> come into being? ;-)
Because Jim is not someone to get smacked in the head? :-)
>> I am not trying to tell people how to behave, though, even if it may
>> sound like it - I am just trying to point out some things about our
>> attitude that we should be aware of as a community.
> I'd say, as a community, we don't tolerate fools lightly. I see that as
> a good thing...
It is a problem because that makes us stand out as bunch of ignorable,
elitist *ssh*les to the world. That is not a good thing in my book.
Dario Lopez-Kästen, IT Systems & Services Chalmers University of Tech.
Lyrics applied to programming & application design:
"emancipate yourself from mental slavery" - redemption song, b. marley
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