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SubjectRE: [Ksummit-discuss] The linux devs can rescind their license grant.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Al Viro
>
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 06:52:44AM +0000, visionsofalice@redchan.it wrote:
> > Al: the FSF was so insistent on the adoption of the GPL version 3
> > because the GPL version 2 is not operative against the grantor.
>
> Anonymous wankstain: sod off and learn to troll properly. It *is* an art
> form, and the one you are clearly not up to.
>
> D-. For the effort and successful use of spellchecker. The style and
> contents are about F to E-, unfortunately, so take that in the spirit
> in which it is offered. As a participation award, that is.

Al,
Can you please, even in the face of comments you find irritating, keep your responses
more civil? Calling someone a "wankstain" is unprofessional, and we're trying
to raise the level of discourse here.

>
> *plonk*
I think this part of the response was sufficient to communicate that you do not
take the suggestions of the other party seriously. And it communicates
to others the right approach. If someone thinks that another person is acting in bad
faith, I think it's better to just stop listening to that person, and let that person know
it, and to let other community members know it. De-escalation is preferable to
engagement when working with someone who is acting in bad faith.

Although I disagree with the approach used in the top portion of this message, I am
grateful that you are committed to protecting Linux and our development community.

Regards,
-- Tim

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