[Mageia-discuss] Mandriva breakage warning *** important ***

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 00:45:06 CET 2010

On 18 December 2010 23:04, Juergen Harms <Juergen.Harms at unige.ch> wrote:
> I perfectly agree with what you say, and I agree that this list is suffering
> from an excessive amount of messages.
> Formally: I forwarded an urgent warning of common interest to colleagues and
> used the only channel available - no "discussion" about Mandriva at all.
> What - quote - "Mandriva mailing list" do you refer to?
> You did not get the point:
> 1. Installing the latest updates from Mandriva threatens to make people lose
> substantial time
> 2. The Mandriva forum - the proper place to broadcast such a warning - is
> down

No it's not, and there're already several threads about this issue there. :)

> 3. The large majority of people on this Mageia list use Mandriva and are
> concerned by this issue.

Again, if you use mailing lists, then there's a good chance you're
already subscribed to the cooker ML.

> So ??? Do you really expect that I just watch smilingly how people whom I
> estimate and who devote a tremendous amount of time to build Mageia risk to
> waste their time?
> I understand that doing things in an organised way is essential, but
> following principles blindly is just as bad has not considering principles
> at all!

Read above, the news about this issue is all over the forum.

> Grrrr!!! Let us stop that discussion on this list - I hope that some time we
> will have the occasion have a glass of something good together to talk this
> out between us.

Ahmad Samir

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