Re: Linux 3.10-rc6

From: Martin Steigerwald
Date: Sun Jun 16 2013 - 09:46:02 EST

Am Sonntag, 16. Juni 2013, 14:52:13 schrieb Linus Walleij:
> On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Martin Steigerwald <Martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Am Samstag, 15. Juni 2013, 12:12:18 schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> >> Another week, another rc.
> >>
> >> And I didn't even need to curse all that much at people. Sure, I
> >> talked smack about some of your hamsters, and I declined a couple of
> >> pull requests, but let's face it, it was pretty halfhearted. Most of
> >> the time things were good.
> >
> > Do you really think your cursing controls how other people behave?
> Consider spending some time reading
> Documentation/ManagementStyle
> And you will surely get the hang of this.

I read it some years ago. And now read it again.

I wanted to say: "Frankly, no, I didnÂt get the hang on how this document
gives threating to insult pets and hamsters of developers or the insulting
itself any approval."

But now I ask:

"Is this about the humor part in there?"

Well as much as I believe that insulting someone tells at least as much about
the insulter as the insulted, I believe that my bothering about the threat to
curse people tells much about me, the botherer.

So if it works for everybody elseâ
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