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Re: [opensuse-factory] [Leap 42.1] Found a .doc document that LilbreOffice fails to render correctly. From the administration.
  • From: Richard Brown <RBrownCCB@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 18:55:06 +0200
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On 23 October 2015 at 18:46, Claudio Freire <klaussfreire@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Richard Brown <RBrownCCB@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

If you're going to consider duplicate bug reports as noise worthy of
reprimand, that will only discourage bug reporting.

It's your prerogative as a board I guess, but still. Not something I
consider wise.

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Richard Brown <RBrownCCB@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Argumentative/Disparagement of other Contributors/Threats of

On those two, I see him upset by something that would upset me too. I
can certainly relate to that.

Anyway, I'm not arguing for or against the decision. I don't have the
information. But the information I have... is the one above, which
doesn't justify the decision in my view. Let other readers make their
own judgement.


This isn't a nice simple situation as "one specific example of
concrete rule breakage"

If that was the case, we have rules and moderators who do a wonderful
job on dealing with those issues quickly and effectively

The Boards job is to worry about the community as a whole, and deal
with the bigger picture.. the examples I provided are evidence of a
trend, a pattern of behaviour which, while each individual example
might be okay, on aggregate poses a disruptive influence on the

When so many issues, even if they are individually small, are being
generated and effect a number of people such as the many readers of a
list of entire groups of contributors, the Board have to be concerned
about it and need to take action, which we have.

While I'd hope you and everyone else agrees with it, whether you do or
not is somewhat immaterial - we're the communities elected body for
handling such stuff, we're handling it to the best of our ability,
knowledge and experience. Feedback is welcome, but our decisions are
our decisions :)
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