flowtable usable or not

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 3 21:09:27 UTC 2012

On 03/03/2012 13:03, K. Macy wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 9:54 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 03/03/2012 08:53, K. Macy wrote:
>>> a) We as a members of the community are collectively responsible for
>>> the state of FreeBSD. Simply disabling features or removing
>>> functionality that doesn't work or doesn't work optimally and / or
>>> filing bug reports but not being able or willing to respond to
>>> feedback requests is in essence a form of neglect. Although we all
>>> have day to day obligations for which the use of FreeBSD is extremely
>>> impractical if not impossible ... any progress, any improvements, any
>>> advancements will only happen because *we* made it happen.
>> Since we're reiterating key points, I'll do mine one more time. While I
>> sympathize with what you wrote above, if you continue to believe that
> *users*
>> have a responsibility to help you debug new features you're going
>> to be disappointed and frustrated.
> Users don't, community members do.

You're drawing a distinction that I don't.

> So I guess I rest my case for you
> Doug. You're an end user at the end of the day who thinks he is a
> member of the community. As you've made apparent on other threads.
> In your mind Other People(TM) are responsible for FreeBSD's welfare
> for consuming your dogfood because you know the people who eat it.

Um, wow.

Clearly you are either unable or unwilling to see my point, so I wish
you all the best.


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