[spec] Using a gitlab

ew.gemini ew.gemini at nassur.net
Tue Mar 16 17:30:21 GMT 2021


Hello PJ,

PJ vM <pjvm742 at disroot.org> writes:

> On 15/03/2021 18:24, ew.gemini wrote:
>> Everyone else, please note: the one who does the "driving" (or
>> the work) is the one who decides.
> (punctuation corrected)
>
> I find this statement ridiculous. Let me show why with some snarky
> ironic questions:
>
> I fail to see how spc (or anyone else) is the "driver" in this
> analogy... Is he perfecting the spec on his own, coming up with the
> right answer through internal dialogue? Decision-making is a
> responsibility and it is work, but it's not all the work.

You read more into my statement, than I intented. Or in other
words: I was not precise enough.

The one who creates the account is the one who decides where to
do it. At the time Sean did not know about sourcehut iirc. So be
it.

Better now?


>
> And then you seem to be suggesting that everyone beside the driver
> should just shut up? That having discussions with the driver is of no
> benefit, because the driver has infinite wisdom? That the driver should
> not listen to anyone else in the car?
>
> I'm sorry about the snark, that wasn't very friendly. But suggesting
> that finalising the Gemini specification is a one-person effort (ie that
> others' contributions are worth nothing) is also not very friendly. It
> is also not friendly to suggest that spc's reasoning is beyond
> discussion, or that his decisions (/especially/ on matters other than
> the spec itself) should always be accepted silently.
>
> Sorry for this disproportionately long reply; I just really dislike it
> when people try to shut down discussion this way.

Have a nice day,
Erich

-- 
Keep it simple!


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