[development] drupal.se for sale

Sean Newman newman.sean.c at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 22:37:16 UTC 2008

Definitely. We should leave the namecalling aside, but issue like this
definitely need to be addressed IMO. Does the Drupal Association have
guidelines as to the use of the  term "Drupal"?


On Jan 3, 2008 5:24 PM, Jerad Bitner <sirkitree at gmail.com> wrote:

> Great moral guidance there Jeff. Thanks. I was starting to get
> concerned myself with the amount of name calling going on here. I hope
> people take your advice seriously and this can be dealt with in a
> manner worthy of this great community as a whole.
> ~Jerad
> On Jan 3, 2008 4:29 PM, Jeff Eaton <jeff at viapositiva.net> wrote:
> > All legal questions aside, all community respect and contribution
> > concerns ignored, I think that the situation surrounding both
> > drupal.se AND the recent "7 Million" thread on drupal.org are
> > opportunities for us to step back and take a deep breath.
> >
> > As Drupal grows and gets more attention outside the circle of
> > hobbyists, true believers, early adopters, and consultants who are
> > passionate about building it, there will be more and more of these
> > kinds of things. How we deal with them reflects on us as a community.
> > This doesn't mean that we shouldn't stick to our guns when important
> > issues are being discussed. Rather, it means we need to be
> > *especially* careful not to give in to knee-jerk insults or mean-
> > spirited outbursts. Drupal's community has been characterized by a
> > really awesome vibe for a long time; other people can't change that,
> > only we can. Let's make sure that we don't.
> >
> > Another person in the community recently emailed me some advice from a
> > Richard Feynman book that I think is really golden at moments like this:
> >
> > "To see generosity you must be generous enough not to see the
> > meanness, and to see just meanness in a man you must be mean enough
> > not to see the generosity."
> >
> > Let's be sure that in protecting the community we don't poison its
> > spirit. :-)
> >
> > --Jeff
> >
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