[forge-dev] What to do about our little Windows joke...?

Dan Allen dan.j.allen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 15:56:42 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Marius Bogoevici <mariusb at redhat.com>wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Paul Bakker" <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com>
> > To: "forge-dev List" <forge-dev at lists.jboss.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:42:15 PM
> > Subject: Re: [forge-dev] What to do about our little Windows joke...?
> >
> > What you guys like jokes? How unprofessional!
> >
> > Unfortunately there is a large group of developers that thinks that
> > way... I wish it were different, but it would probably be best to
> > remove this stuff. We won't "win" any users by adding jokes, but we
> > might piss some people off.
> They aren't amused.

Seriously, if people are offended because someone criticizes Windows, then
my feeling is that they are just reading too much into it. It's not like
the Windows shell is so amazing it doesn't warrant some criticism.

Btw, I would revise the comment to specifically call out the shell.

"Windows Command Line? Really? ..."


Dan Allen
Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat | Author of Seam in Action
Registered Linux User #231597

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