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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1441659 - /openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2013 13:38:21 GMT
On Feb 1, 2013, at 11:01 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM, Dave Fisher <> wrote:
>>> On Feb 1, 2013, at 3:46 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>>>>> -1
>>>> I've reverted that commit.  Getting this wrong could have serious
>>>> repercussions, so let's make sure we get it right.
>>> Not exactly. You left the link which was the main thing I wanted to add! A full
revert would have been anti-social. The sociable thing is to ask the committer to do it. It's
their commit and we are all in this together. OK.
>> IMHO, the sociable thing is not to feel such exclusive ownership over
>> one's commit that one would be offended if someone else reverted it
>> because they thought it was harmful.  We are all in this together,
>> right?
> Nope.  It's universally uncool to revert someone else's commit.  You
> raised the -1, let *them* do the revert, after you've provided
> convincing rationale to the community...

Then count me uncool then. I did it and I'd do it again in similar
circumstances.  It is easier to apologize to David later If I'm wrong
then for us to have the trademark legally invalidated if I was right
and did not act quickly.


> --tim

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