Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Apr 12 20:25:37 MSD 2006
On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 07:48:29AM -0300, Andr? Fellows wrote:
> My sincere excuses!!!
> I forgot to mention that my "seems" is not to consider!
Relax - my mini-rant was a generalized one. I replied to your statement,
but it's about more than that; it's about an important consideration for
the Linux community in general. We should always be striving to support
each other, not tear each other down.
Often, operating in the world of Open Source requires re-thinking the
"standard" ways of interacting with the other people involved. This
differs from what we're generally used to, but is usually easy to adapt
to: substituting cooperation for competition, especially when the
benefits are obvious and immediate, presents little difficulty for most
It does, however, require thinking about it ahead of time - which is
what I'm trying to get people to do with my rant. Thanks for the
> My intention was to tell you guys about the BrazilFW, the Coyote sucessor.
> Like Coyote, BrazilFW have many addons to improve its funcionality.
> The "seems" part was because I thinked you guys could make an article
> comparing both and its funcionalities.
Well, we don't generally write articles - but we do accept well-written
ones on Linux-related topics. If you'd like to write one about BrazilFW,
I'd be happy to look at it.
> This is the point of the information. Really sorry if I wasn?t clear (and
> I really wasn?t ).
> Very very very sorry to make you Benjamin spend your time on mine nonsense
Don't worry - there was nothing particularly awful in your email, and I
> Oh, by the way,
> Linuxgazette is a GREAT SITE with GREAT information!!!
Thank you, Andr?! We do our best. Glad to hear that you're finding it
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