Ciaran Costelloe wrote:
> The problem with it is that it is the first step to censorship, and
> sooner or later someone will want it acted upon (it is a bit pointless
Censorship? No. It's called politeness and respect.
If you think that you could treat someone in that manner who popped into
your office to ask you a question about your services, do you think you
would last long in business?
> It is better that the rant is allowed to be posted, and
> then ridiculed for what it is by others.
There's a very big difference between a rant and a personal attack
>> The rant was reprehensible for lots of reasons, but was also ridiculous
> in having typos while giving out about another person's typos, but maybe
> he was just having a bad day.
As far as I am concerned it's the kind of conduct that damages OSS and
the internet in general
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