Could you stop the AC bashing, please

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Feb 24 09:07:47 PST 2003


On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:17:07 +0000 (UTC)
Steve Crosby <sneeble at hotmail.com> wrote:

> The arguement itself is valid.  It goes like this.
> 
> "I hack software, and provide free support for it.  I don't have time
> to eat/sleep/hack/learn welsh/etc as well as track down bugs no-one
> else sees, especially if the system your reporting the bugs from uses
> leading edge tools from different sources and quality that don't have
> known bug fixes applied.  If you want *me* to fix them, you can email
> me for my hourly support rates.  Barring that, try a known platform
> before reporting these bugs, as we simply can't reporduce them, so we
> can't fix them"

<cut>

> All the above taken into consideration, the response was certainly
> less "user-friendly" than it could have been...*grin*

Indeed. but what he should have said, even if being "terse" was 'Im not
interested in your bugreport because I dont believe YOUR toolchain is
good', and NOT 'LFS makes bad toolchains. Im sick of LFS people'.


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