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Josef & Stefan, with a german saying its easily explained why you two
had a vastly different experience:

"Wie man in den Wald hinein ruft so schallt es heraus"

"The way you shout into the woods, so is the echo" Or in other words
the way you treat others is how others will treat you.

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Joseph Stewart
<> wrote:
> Stefan,
> I'm sad that you've had a bad experience here. I've been on the mailing list
> for at least 8 years and have always felt like this is a friendly place.
> Sure, sometimes we ask things of the "benevolent dictators" and they say
> "no". I've proposed all kinds of silly things that haven't been adopted into
> the core and I just assume that it was because either people didn't care
> enough to comment or is was really a silly idea. Either way, I try not to
> take this stuff too personally.
> Rather than "packing up and leaving", could you help me (us) understand what
> specifically bothers you about the current list? I can almost guarantee that
> we will all suffer from a fragmented (already small) community.
> You seem enthusiastic and willing to contribute to Lua, so I hope we can
> turn your negative experience around.
> Please don't take anything I've said here as condescending!
> Warm regards,
> -joe
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Ralph Hempel <> wrote:
>> On 11/21/2011 11:28 AM, Stefan Reich wrote:
>>> Hello all Luaistas.
>>> I think we should have a new Lua-related talking place (slightly
>>> generalizing the term 'mailing list' here) with these fundamental
>>> properties:
>> Normally, I don't comment on stuff like this, but I think that the
>> Lua mailing list has finally matured (grown in size) to the point where
>> this article applies:
>> <>
>> I'll stay with this mailing list, thanks.
>> Ralph