From: Willy Tarreau <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Giacomo Tesio <email@example.com> Cc: Kangjie Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org>, open list <email@example.com>, Qiushi Wu <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Aditya Pakki <email@example.com> Subject: Re: An open letter to the Linux community Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 19:09:25 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20210427170925.GA2827@1wt.eu> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 02:53:47PM +0200, Giacomo Tesio wrote: > The corporations behind the Linux kernel didn't take it well > (you wasted their time and money! you outsmarted them! how dare!), > but the hypocrisy in your commits is not the one you revealed. Do you happen to have the slightest form of consideration for all these individuals who review patches in the evening on their spare time while you're comfortably watching TV in your sofa, probably from a device running Linux by the way ? Because this is exactly the problem here. It's always been known that more reviewers would be cool, but interestingly, nobody has the time to do so. However it looks like some still have time and budget to send traps and point the finger saying "hey look, they didn't read fast enough, I got them!". It's like pulling crutches from a single-legged person trying to cross the street, watch her go and laugh once she falls! Demonstrating a well-known weakness is easy. Pointing the finger is easy. Helping however, requires another level, like kindly offering help to that person to cross the street without the fear of being looked at by others if you don't proceed in the best way. But surely you don't have time or you're not qualified for this, because I don't remember having seen you any single time responding to a patch here. Or maybe you've just figured that you indeed have some time to help with this in the future and it was an awkward offering from you to kindly propose your help with reviews, in which case I'm sure a lot of developers will be pleased ? Willy
prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-27 17:09 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-24 22:30 Kangjie Lu 2021-04-25 14:37 ` Greg KH 2021-04-27 12:53 ` Giacomo Tesio 2021-04-27 17:09 ` Willy Tarreau [this message]
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