Re: Into the Belly of the Beast

Danny O'Brien (
Fri, 2 Jul 1999 05:29:43 +0100

On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 04:11:48AM -0400, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > If you have a problem with something ESR has done, say so, and fucking
> > Cc the guy. If you have vague suspicions, it benefits nobody for you
> > to cast possibly groundless aspersions on his character!
> TNHD, and the promises ESR made, and his actions with regard to it,
> have biased me toward a negative image of him. His self-promoting
> actions have only reinforced the opinion.

Could you be more specific? I'm not aware of any major breach of trust by ESR
over the TNHD (apart from an understandable decline in updates and maintenance
these days).

yeah, i'm still here. barely.

> Still, as you note, this is opinion, as is everything
> anyway...