[pulseaudio-discuss] Should we ban Raymond from bugzilla?

Arun Raghavan arun at accosted.net
Wed May 4 06:00:35 UTC 2016

On 4 May 2016 at 11:23, David Henningsson <diwic at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 2016-05-04 06:49, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> Raymond produces too many irrelevant comments and seems not to understand
>> what he is talking about or what was already debugged. May I request a ban
>> in order to increase our signal-to-noise ratio?
> First; I think it's inappropriate to ask this 1) in a public forum and 2)
> without involving Raymond in the conversation.

Strongly agree.

> But since you asked in public, I'm inclined to answer in public. I've seen a
> lot of Raymond's comments over the years both here and in the Ubuntu bug
> tracker, sometimes he's spot on and very helpful, and sometimes he's
> discussing things that are irrelevant to the bug, which can be confusing.
> Maybe we have a tendency to notice the latter but not the former?

Again, very true. Raymond has been extremely helpful on several
occasions and he's clearly well-versed with a lot of things
HDA-related and otherwise.

> But it also strikes me that we've been talking about Raymond rather than to
> Raymond, and I'd like to change that - better late than never.
> So, Raymond,
> Hi! Would you like to introduce yourself a bit? Tell us where you're from,
> what your motivations are, and how we can help you to focus on solving what
> the bug is about, rather than getting side tracked on other potential
> issues?

(and hi from me too :))

-- Arun

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