On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:21:44 PM Stefan Reinauer wrote:
* Alexandru Gagniuc <mr.nuke.me(a)gmail.com>
Do we really want to push people's nerves
every year until we finally get
the leadership of this project reserves the right to enforce standards
and, where required, lock down parts of coreboot.org
or the mailing list
to enforce those standards.
We value your contributions. We also understand that you may not find
this situation acceptable and hence may not be able to continue as a
I think you've pointed just pointed out the root of the problem. Nobody can
claim that you, or a small group of people is entitled to absolute power in
the project. The fact that someone owns all or part of the infrastructure that
runs coreboot does not entitle them to claim that they, or a small group of
people have absolute power in the project.
If you, or any of the persons we contributors look towards as examples and
guides fail to recognize that we are in fact a community, things will go
south. I've seen it happen before, and I keep hoping it won't happen here.
I hope this gives all of us an idea of why people can get ticked off, and
helps us avoid situations like this one (or the one last year) in the future.
I own part of the infrastructure that runs coreboot. Arguably, I own the most
expensive part of said infrastructure. So what?