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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: Reverting commits [was: Re: svn commit: r1441659 - /openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:42:07 GMT
This tempest in a teapot is not about
a wayward revert as you did not completely
back out the commit- you just patched it.
BFD- move on.

> From: Rob Weir <>
>To:; Pedro Giffuni <> 
>Sent: Saturday, February 2, 2013 1:40 PM
>Subject: Re: Reverting commits [was: Re: svn commit: r1441659 - /openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
>On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 1:35 PM, Pedro Giffuni <> wrote:
>> ----- Messaggio originale -----
>>> Da: Tim Williams
>> ...
>>>>  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.
>>> I'm not sure what to say.  By "uncool" I meant, it's socially
>>> unacceptable around here (the ASF) and, yet, your not only ok with
>>> that but you'd "do it again".  The timeliness wasn't as grave
>>> as you
>>> intimate - some reasonable time could have been allowed.  Please don't
>>> revert other's commits in the future...
>>> --tim
>> I agree with Tim. It is rude to revert someone else's changes without
>> giving the original committer the time to fix it himself or defend his
>> position. There is no good reason to be rude with a colleague.
>Call it rude, call it antisocial, call it whatever you want.  I would
>do it again in similar circumstances without hesitation.  And I would
>recommend others to do the same.  No one's commits are holy scripture.
>And remember, CTR is not appropriate for all circumstances.  Making
>new trademark claims is something where RTC is more appropriate.
>> Pedro.
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