Sasi Peter <email@example.com> said:
> On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > I've not seen a single flame from an ext2/ext3 developer. Odd that isnt it.
> Still have seen a heap of mails flaming ReiserFS (instead of helping with
> ideas, which positive attitude seems to be excusive to ReiserFS guys).
> Now this is weird in fact. How could such a strong revulsion be grown in
> these people?
No flames against ReiserFS as such seen here...
> You are right, this is no longer a kernel debate, its a social debate, on
> how leaders relate to and communicate with the newbies. If this is
> supposed to be something like a big team work, the attitudes must change,
> for everyone to feel better, more involved and admired, for the latter
> everyone has some intrinsic values for: the older guys have experience,
> insight, etc. the newcomers have enthusiasm, fresh ideas, and a bit more
> objective viewpoint on the kernel <-> anything else questions.
You are being unfair. Sure, there are head hackers who are grumpy, and
there is the occasional flamethrower among them. And there are people who
like a good fight for no reason at all too. Just like in any other group of
people. You can see the fights in public here, which under normal
circumstances would take place more in private. But if you look closely,
there is much helping each other out going on (here and even more in
As elsewhere on the 'net, the best strategy is to grow a thick skin.
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