[lkml]   [2013]   [Jul]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [ 00/19] 3.10.1-stable review
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 02:08:56PM -0700, Sarah Sharp wrote:
> Rusty hit the nail on the head here. I want everyone (including Linus)
> to be harsh with code but gentle with people.

Just as a side note Sarah, in some cultures/languages, "I want" is
extremely impolite, almost insulting to your interlocutor. In France,
if you want to quickly upset someone, simply say "I want you to do this
or that". The polite form is "I would like you to do that", "I would
appreciate..." or "let's do that", and when you're slightly upset or
in a hurry, better simply say "do that" without putting yourself
prominently as the one who has some unexplained reasons for demanding

With that said, this thread has probably lived too long. I think we're
starting to fuck flies, and once we won't have any living flies left,
someone will have to bring new files, and it's certainly not me.


 \ /
  Last update: 2013-07-17 00:41    [W:0.154 / U:0.948 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site