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    Thursday, 22 June 2017

    -1, Trolling

    Here's a nice comment I received by email this morning. I guess somebody was upset by my last post?

    From: Tec Services <>
    Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:30:26 -0700
    Subject: its time for you to retire from debian...unbelievable..your
             the quality guy and fucked up the installer!
    i cant ever remember in the hostory of computing someone releasing an installer
    that does not work!!
    you need to be retired...due to being retarded..
    and that this was dedicated to ian...what a should be ashames..he is probably roling in his grave from shame
    right now....

    It's nice to be appreciated.

    22:59 :: # :: /misc :: 8 comments


    Re: -1, Trolling
    Joe wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:32

    Just want you to know that I run Debian Stable on every system I have and the Stretch release has been both long awaited and epic for me. Everything worked beautifully minus a small snag with the mysql -> mariadb conversion. I worked it out :)

    Anyway, just want to say to all Debian developers out there: Much respect! Keep doing what you do! The world is a better place because of it.

    Re: -1, Trolling
    Brett wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:23

    Seconded. Thanks for all of your hard work. I love you guys..

    Re: -1, Trolling
    Charlie Kravetz wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:34

    I sure hope you don't these remarks to heart! I know, and you know, you are better than that. You have put so much into making Debian great, and mistakes do happen. Without your dedication, Debian would not be as good.

    Re: -1, Trolling
    Jonathan wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:39

    Steve, the amount you have done and continue to do for Debian is incredible. Quite aside from the work you do on debian-cd, and you've had some huge challenges to overcome there, you are the lynchpin of all Debian activity in the UK. I probably would not have got involved in the project if it weren't for the inclusive and welcoming community that you have basically stewarded since before I met you in around 2005. Don't let the bastards get you down!

    Re: -1, Trolling
    Zlatan wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:08

    On the other hand - I wonder what would be the gift for you? A platinum plate of Debian Stretch DVD?

    Thanks Steve for all your work and I look forward to your future work!

    Re: -1, Trolling
    friki wrote on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:30

    Good released. Better updated. Fantastic job.


    Re: -1, Trolling
    An happy user of debian wrote on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:31

    Hello, I have seen seen your blog post on the debian planet, I must say I'm very sad to see so much disrespect towards people who try (and succeed ) to do useful things. I have just installed the new debian on my laptop, and everything was perfect, thanks to you and every other contributors.

    Thanks for all your work ! :)

    Re: -1, Trolling
    Jan wrote on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:10

    Please ignore hateful idiots such as that one.

    Your work is greatly appreciated, and is part of something that makes the world a better place. I doubt we can say the same about the troll.

    Cheers! o/


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