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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Board Commentary: Metro and Avalon
Date Fri, 24 Sep 2004 20:29:40 GMT

Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> You can, but you should damned well ask the author of the original email
>> for permission first (and, ideally, you should also ask the persons who
>> are the subject of the email).
> Stephen was asked. He has no objections of washing laundry in the open, which 
> seems to be such a big issue.

note that you apparently ignored the 'MUST' aspect (asking the original
sender), assuming that fulfilling a 'SHOULD' (asking the subject) was

it was not sufficient.

>> And if even if someone was, is
>> is *not* your place to bring this message outside of the private forum
>> in which it originated.
> I have quoted a fraction of a long mail, with the consent of the "victim".

but not with the consent of the person you're quoting.  do you
*really* perceive that to be acceptable behaviour?

> If that is too much exposure of the Board activities, then I suggest you take 
> disciplinary actions against me. (Hold on, there aer no procedures for that, 
> are there now?)

'board activities' has nothing to do with this.  this is simple courtesy.
what you have done, essentially, is turn a private conversation into gossip.

>> You seem to be confusing "Open Source" software with "Open up absolutely
>> everything to everyone".  The latter does nothing but waste peoples
>> time.
> Sorry for wasting your time. It is yours to waste, though.

so you evidently *do* believe that 'open software' means 'Open up absolutely
everything to everyone' ?
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