[openstack-dev] Constant attempts from Matthew Kassawara to remove Debian from the install-guide

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Sat Apr 9 16:21:37 UTC 2016

This thread is completely and totally inappropriate. Attacking a person 
the mailing list is a violation of our community standards.

I'm going to respond to a different email in the chain because Anne asks 
a question. However, this approach to this problem is categorically 
unacceptable in OpenStack.

On 04/08/2016 11:47 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> I don't do ab-dominem pointing fingers. I believe this is normally
> detrimental to the project. However, I don't have any choice in this
> case. Matthew is consistently attempting to remove the Debian support
> from the install-guide. He's doing it again:
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/302934/
> And without any discussion with me, who did all of the work. And again,
> just after the release, which is when I usually have the time to work
> again on the install-guide.
> The first time it happened, was when the install-guide was converted to
> RST. I was told I couldn't commit, as it was frozen.
> This type of behavior is completely in opposition to what we've voted
> for: the bit tent, where everyone is welcome. In this case Matthew, is
> clearly making a war against Debian support in the install-guide. I
> don't want this to happen.

> Matthew, in his CR, wrote:
> "lack of maintenance and usability"
> Well, first of all, I don't agree with that. Second, like on every
> releases, I intended to work on it after the packages were done, for the
> Mitaka release.
> Another thing is that the Debian packages are the only ones available
> for many services, as Canonical doesn't work on them (these packages are
> just sync from Debian, at best). So we'd be effectively removing the
> only OS where it can be installed.
> I received *many* feedback from people who would like to see more of
> Debian in the install-guide, not less, and even less get it completely
> removed. During a year, I had to point to the direct link where the
> Debian guide was installed, as the link on docs.openstack.org was
> removed (up to now, still don't understand why this happened). Now, even
> the generation of the Debian docs is removed, and I can't point to it.
> This has to stop. This is disgusting, and with no valid reason. The same
> way every project should be welcome in the install-guide, contributors
> should be welcome, and for all operating systems.
> Cheers,
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
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