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Re: Negative

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:

> Rodrigo de Salvo Braz writes:
> > The point would be to bring this to the attention of the people
> > being negative. By seeing that not just one person feels like that,
> > people may decide to stop and think whether their ways are
> > constructive. Hopefully this would effect a change for the better.
> Unlikely.  Dozens of people have pointed it out over the years,
> politely, rudely, coherently, agrammatically...
> But the Cygwin developers really do not care.  They (and let's face
> it, "they" is mostly cgf) think that working on free software is a
> license to be a total jerk.  No amount of feedback of any kind is
> going to change this.
> It does make it hard to stop reading the mailing list, though, much
> like picking at a scab or watching a train wreck in slow motion.

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