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Re: Code of Conduct complaint about Linus's comments at DC14 :: Respect

On 5 September 2014 10:25, Russ Allbery <rra@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Theodore Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx> writes:
>> Because Russ seems to be arguing that Debian should be sanctioning
>> Linus's behaviours in fora outside of Debian's control by banning him
>> from Debian events.
> Er, I explicitly said that I did *not* agree with that action.  You're
> attributing to me the exact opposite of the position that I hold.
> Here's what I said again:
>    Even with Linus, I'm sure that the call for deciding not to invite him
>    to further Debian events is based on the long-term pattern of behavior,
>    not this one incident.  And even among people who find his position
>    generally unacceptable, you'll notice that there isn't widespread
>    support for that action here.  (I don't agree with it in this case, for
>    instance.)
> Did I manage to mangle the syntax or presentation of that last bit and
> somehow end up more confusing than I intended to be?

Apparently. Here's another quote:

> No, that's clearly not true.  Linus does not treat people with respect by
> my definition of the word.  He treats people with aggressive contempt in a
> way that no human being should ever be treated.  Maybe I should use some
> word other than respect for that, but regardless, he is not meeting that
> standard, and that's unacceptable.  And should be unacceptable inside
> Debian.

I read that last sentence as "Linus should be unacceptable inside
Debian" fwiw. Perhaps you just meant "not meeting that standard should
be unacceptable inside Debian", but in that case, I'm not sure who
you're arguing with?


Anthony Towns <aj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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