Comment on "Nine Attitude Problems in Free and Open Source Software"

MJ Ray mjr at
Thu Oct 23 18:48:39 UTC 2008

Noah Slater <nslater at> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 05:50:50PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> > There are nice people and idiots involved in both the debian project
> > and the Ubuntu community.  I'd argue that the Ubuntu community has
> > better tools for dealing with them, but it's worth dealing with the
> > ones in debian in order to support free software more.
> I hardly think calling non-technical users "idiots" is constructive.

Me neither.  That's not who I meant by idiots.

Hope that clarifies,
MJ Ray (slef)
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