Perhaps the response was less than straightforward, but that does not
excuse the lack of tact in addressing it. There are far more civil ways to
raise a concern than this, remember folks, MINASWAN.


On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Ricky Ng <dummey / gmail.com> wrote:

> Or Rubyists are unable to understand the frustration that a language
> barrier has created on an important module? And thus resort to labeling it
> as a racists rant with remarks about leaving the community instead of
> attempting to understand the issue at hand which is that Felipe cannot get
> a straightforward response about why his proposed changes were rejected?
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 5:24 PM, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>
>> On 2 May 2014, at 13:22, Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras / gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > If you must have a maintainer that makes decisions unilaterally,
>> > shouldn't it be a sensible person able to communicate properly? This
>> > is something Tadayoshi Funaba is not. Apparently he cannot even speak
>> > English, so what is he doing maintaining a module of such an important
>> > project as Ruby?
>> >
>> > I believe this explains a lot about why Ruby has such a problem
>> > gaining and maintaining popularity. Even though the language is
>> > extremely awesome, the implementation cannot advance as it should,
>> > heavily in part due to this Japanese culture.
>>
>> Rubyists are open and welcoming people able to navigate cultural issues
>> without resorting to racist rants.
>>
>> I think you should find a different language.
>>
>>
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> --
> Incoherently,
> Ricky Ng
>