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Re: [ossig] Open source community needs a haircut and to dress forsuccess?Should I loose my Kurtas (long asian shirts), Jeans and Sandals



I will reply to Ditesh privately as I don't participate in personal 
flame wars in a discussion forum...
Molly
Ditesh Kumar wrote:

>Congratulations, this post fulfills the unofficial myoss/ossig
>criteria[1] of having at least one flame war a month.
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>After donning flame suit and gear and getting on with the agenda ...
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>>You can't express it better Dinesh. Not only that some members of the 
>>open source community even go out of their way to be judgemental of 
>>others work as well. Though I had been more or less told that I don't 
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>Forget *you*, Molly? By george, frankly I'm astounded!! Now *who* would
>have the temerity to do that? :-p
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>>and expand a vibrant community. They can't take criticism either. Often 
>>I see glum unwelcoming faces when we meet.
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>Well Molly, you should know better then me that it's truly hard to
>accept criticism from those who criticize but who have never offered any
>help or get involved in any meaningful way in community activities.
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>Unwelcoming faces? Sorry, but if you're unpopular, there must be a
>reason. Suck it up.
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>And oh Molly, in case you missed Aizat's post, there's a meetup next
>week. You are, of course, still graciously invited. As a bonus, I can
>even promise you that you may even get to see this friendly vibrant
>community you wrote about in your email :-)
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>Regards,
>Ditesh
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>[1] When a thread with more then 2^3 posts involves (a) bashing the
>community (b) bashing vi/emacs/gpl/bsd/linux/*bsd (c) non-technical
>discussions that don't revolve around the software, the policies,
>current issues or licensing, that thread is reclassified as having gone
>into FLAME ALERT 1!
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