[Dev] Some doubts about Parabola's donations

Stig Roar Wangberg srw at openmailbox.org
Fri Apr 7 21:48:53 GMT 2017

fr., 07.04.2017 kl. 16.13 -0500, skrev Isaac David:
> Le jeu. 6 avril 2017 à 12:51, fauno a écrit :
> > then i'm invited to a tox channel where i read some people
> > basically
> > think ceata and tct are keeping the money for themselves and their
> > task is to recover it, given their "unwillingness" to make expenses
> > on
> > our behalf, which i found ridiculous. i mention it looks like a
> > coup,
> > since it's a secret meeting to form a consensus out of reach from
> > the
> > whole community.
> did anyone mention FUD? Beware the sarcasm in my reply...
> so they wanted to form a consensus that wasn't a real consensus,
> how would that even work fauno?
> on what universe does a coup consist of organizing around making
> Parabola development more lively and sustainable for more developers,
> then writing a pad whereby interested hackers brainstorm their ideas
> to be posted for public opinion? perhaps Mr. Adhocracy wanted us to
> ask him for his blessing before we got into a pad. also, this
> wouldn't
> have been the first time things are put together in "private" group
> conversations and collaboration pads before they reach the mailing
> lists, but whatever, welcome to coup #437 everybody!
> others have told you already how much of a stretch this is, but
> apparently your mind is made up. you would rather double-down on your
> first impressions (which by the way you never bothered to confirm
> with
> us on the channels you were invited to afaict... let's talk about
> silence and one-sided conclusions there!). just as obscure is
> Tiberiu's apologetic reaction to Emulatorman's very polite OP. tl;dr
> version:
> > Emulatorman: hey Tiberiu!, we have some doubts about the
> > accounting 
> > file
> > Tiberiu: I know you are dissatisfied, Ceata says goodbye.
> ...gee, I wonder who could have maligned him in the dark to pull out
> before wider discussion took place. in any case, the contents of our
> devilish conspiracy were always meant to reach the lists, so
> observers
> deserve better than listening to your *recollection of events*.
> here's
> the thing:
> https://pad.riseup.net/p/TYGrGEaO6Twt/timeslider
> yes, some hackers expressed deep dissatisfaction with the donations
> system, citing how slow and difficult it is to deal with, and because
> it practically prevents those who would like to make a buck out of
> Parabola development from ever seeing a donor. hopefully this won't
> be
> a problem anymore.
> > i sustain this even if it offended them.
> with all respect, as someone who was barely involved in this affair,
> I
> deride your reaction not as offensive but paranoic.


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