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[zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zigzag] GZigZag 0.5.0 has been released]

[Citation date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 16:19:18 +0200]

>>>>> Tuomas == Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxx>

    Tuomas> If you have a *PARTICULAR* problem with version 0.5.0,
    Tuomas> we'll be glad to hear about it. If you just have vague,
    Tuomas> general distrust of everything, it's probably not useful
    Tuomas> to continue this discussion. With free software, everyone,
    Tuomas> INCLUDING YOU, is in testing. If you were paying us
    Tuomas> something for it, the situation would be different.

Hear hear!  Well said!  A fine statement of open source development
mindset and culture.  Think of it as a meritocracy of contributed
code, with little tolerance for entitlement by non-code-contributors.
Crassly stated, "Put up or shut up".

Edward, please have the grace to let Tuomas' statement be the final
word; no one needs an inevitable "clarification" of previous
statements or further pedantic discussion.

-- jared@xxxxxxxxxxx

"A pessimist is one who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist."
        -- Elbert Hubbard