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Re: [Tinycc-devel] etiquette

From: Laurens Simonis
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] etiquette
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 18:17:52 +0100
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> Is there some mailing list etiquette about not mentioning another's name?

No - a while ago, Rob was very active in developing Tcc. He was making many 
improvements to get TCC in a better shape, and to make it do what he wanted it 
to do for his purpose. When some people asked for changes/feature which Rob 
didn't need or want to make, he said so.

Some people took offence at his stance or way of expressing himself, and 
asked him to leave this list, which he did.

He now maintains his own fork, so his improvements are not lost, and he 
continues to work on that.

The above is ment to be as objective as possible. Personally, I think it's a 
shame that this hostility exists, and think it's counterproductive. He comes 
back to help, and _still_ isn't apperciated. I, for one, _do_ apperciate his 

Also, I think that since this is the only place to ask questions about tcc, 
is the perfect spot for Mike's question. Where else should he go but here? Of 
course, there's no guarantee that someone will answer, but just sometimes, 
someone might just have had the exact same problem, so why not ask? If you 
want to answer, don't :)

Not ment to start (another) flamewar, sorry if this was throwing oil on the 



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