In light of recent events, a little refresher on the mailing list
etiquette seems to be appropriate. You can find it here:
Yes, there are topics which can kick off a flame war (vi/emacs,
systemd). Some things are like politics or religion and cannot be
But calling other people names and/or posting snide, demeaning or
threatening comments (on- or off-list) is below this list.
I usually have a very hands-off approach to moderation, considering
that we are all (or at least most of us are) adults and should know
what is considered acceptable social behavior.
However, if inciting behavior should continue, I reserve my right to
ban people from this list.
Last but not least: if you don't like the actual content being posted
here, no one forces you to be a member of this mailing list. Simply
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