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RE: [avrdude-dev] Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hostingrequirements inav

From: Weddington, Eric
Subject: RE: [avrdude-dev] Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hostingrequirements inavrdude
Date: Sun, 2 May 2010 22:52:05 -0600

Sorry for the late response.

Apology accepted, at least on my part, and I consider the issue closed as well.

Thanks for your response to this! :-)

Eric Weddington 

> -----Original Message-----
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> rg] On Behalf Of Sylvain Beucler
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 5:11 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [avrdude-dev] Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] 
> Hostingrequirements inavrdude
> Hi,
> Ok, so let's try to sum up: one of the Savannah Hackers noticed
> non-compliance of avrdude with the Savannah hosting requirements and
> took action to enforce them.
> First, what are hosting requirements?
> They are linked from the "Submit a new project" page, that is:
> Which one was involved?
> The one about "Speaking about Free Software", which really only covers
> 2 phrases: "open source" and "Linux".
> I think one of you got the impression that we're to apply GNU
> standards to non-GNU projects: this is not the case, as you can see
> the "Speaking about Free Software" only covers this; GNU packages have
> other requirements that we don't intend to contact non-GNU projects
> about.
> I hope this clarifies the scope of the initial request.
> It appears that, in the process, avrdude fixed the non-compliance, so
> we can consider this issue closed.
> Secondly, the mail was worded by somebody with the habit of mass,
> daily Savannah project submissions reviews.  But doing a repetitive
> and non-rewarding (yet important) job is no excuse for impoliteness.
> We ask you to accept our apologizes for that.
> Given that this situation is not uncommon in the free software world
> (who never got rude answers by a busy maintainer to a bug report?), we
> wrote an explicit Code of Conduct:
> It includes elements from this conversation :)
> It will be presented to new Savannah volunteers from now on.
> If you have comments they are naturally welcome.
> Last, your web repository was modified by us without your consent.
> This is indeed a problem and rest assured that this won't happen
> again.  People may have different views of the powers of a site admin,
> and our (respectful) position is now explicit in the code of conduct
> too.
> With these clarifications and corrective actions, I hope we now can
> resume working all together in good faith on a better software world
> :)
> Best regards,
> -- 
> Sylvain
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