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From eric b <>
Subject Re: What is needed for Support Forums to be fully integrated into the Apache project
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 16:08:29 GMT

Le 6 sept. 11 à 17:52, Rory O'Farrell a écrit :
>> No, Hagar introduced his pseudo, not himself.
>> I wonder how we can trust people we don't know the identity ?
> With respect, who he says he is,or who you say you are, is  
> irrelevant; what is relevant is that he appears regularly, with  
> reasoned arguments.  On the Internet any identity information can  
> be utterly false; you, for example, could have fabricated your blog  
> and/or your website, which is all we ae likely to check up on.  
> [Note: I amnot accusing you of having done that - I accept you are  
> Eric Bachard, but it wouldn't matter if you only identified  
> yourself as ericb].

I ask for transparency, honesty.

Real Identity and email (digital identity) are decoupled, so where is  
the problem ?

> If you log onto the Forum, you will see that Hagar  
> has 18000+ posts and appears here on the basis of that; I am sure  
> that when/if the Forum is taken under Apache auspices he will  
> disclose all the information which is then required.

Imagine I'm paid by a company to support OOo users, as day job. In  
several years, I promise you to post as much as 18, 000 times. Easy.

More people try to protect that, more I believe there is something  
important hidden  :-)

Eric Bachard

Education Project:
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