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Re: I resigned in 2004




On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 12:54:10PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 07:07:36PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Mattia Rizzolo <mattia@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > On the other hand, most of my reply to willy's mail was not addressed to
> > > him, but to debian-devel@ at large, […]
> > 
> > The general principle that I would advocate for here, though, is that if
> > someone says clearly and explicitly "never contact me again," we should do
> > what we can to never contact them again.
> 
> +1. This was a *very* clear message, in that respect, although I
> certainly agree that it wasn't necessary to phrase it quite in that way.
> A single sentence saying "message received", if at all, would have been
> more than enough; the OP clearly wasn't interested in *why* Debian was
> contacting him again after fourteen years, and any explanation to that
> effect would only be a nuisance to him, anyway.

> > To be clear, I think his reply was unnecessarily nasty, and I greatly
> > appreciate the work that you're doing.  This is not intended as any sort
> > of dissatisfaction with your work, just a suggestion for if this comes up
> > again.


ACK, yours sounds like a valid suggestion; I'll keep it in mind if
anybody ever tells me "never contact me again".

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