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Leon Timmermans
August 28, 2013 22:47
Re: [perl #119493] perl5.18.0-broken -- breaks most existing programs w/warnings
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On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 11:31 PM, Linda Walsh via RT <> wrote:

>      You can't use CPAN as a "indicator" of what code is like outside of
> CPAN as the same constraints don't apply.

It's not perfect but it's the best thing we've got. If you've got any
better ideas you're welcome to suggest them, stop pissing otherwise.

>      The opinion of what public list?  The opinions of private lists do
> not apply to the general perl-use public if the list isn't open to such.
>  It is not, and cannot be used to justify actions that are to be carried
> out and dumped on the perl-programming public.

Perl5-porters, there isn't any other place where we make such decisions.

>          You (and this is specifically aimed at you Ricardo), by your
> previous actions and how you choose to exclude people (no matter
> "how right", you or those supporting your actions, feel they
> were/are justified), have created a *self-approving* environment of
> yes-men.  Those who might have objected have already been labeled as
> "unambiguously [sic] unacceptable communicators" and excised from
> the list.  If you exclude the 'outliers' from consideration in your
> decisions, you are automatically, NOT going to get a relevant
> sampling that represents the larger perl-using public's usage.

These accusations are tiresome and don't make your point any more
convincing. You are not persecuted for your opinions; making this personal
is only increasing the odds of you being banned from the bugtracker too.
Stop being toxic, start taking responsibility for your own actions.


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