[tor-relays] T-shirts and Confirming Relay Control

Speak Freely when2plus2is5 at riseup.net
Tue May 5 13:57:04 UTC 2015

Matthew Finkel,

It's kind of disingenuous to suggest "If you want to work on something,
then please come work on it, we really are overloaded."

You have to let us work on it, for us to work on it. Do you understand
the problem?

To The Inner Circle (The Tor Project People),

I am at the very least the third person to mention in this thread that
we have offered to help. No one responded to my offers. I'm pretty sure
at least some of their offers were ignored as well, though I can't be
bothered to double check.

I get that you're busy. However, Matthew's attitude to Seth is, in my
most humble of opinions, unwarranted.

You've got several people who out of their own free will, decided to
offer our additional help, above and beyond what we already do.

I wonder, how would you feel, if after offering free assistance to a
community that then goes completely, totally, and utterly UNANSWERED,
only to have those very people that we offered to assist, bitch that
they are busy and want our help. How would you feel?
Angry? A little schadenfreude? Or numb?

I'm a husband, a father, and a business owner. I'm a busy guy, yet I
still offered to help. I can't express how pissed off I am about this,
without going into a obscenity-laced tirade about how your house isn't
in order.

When I offer assistance to someone, or in Tor's case several people, I
damn well expect a response. "Yes" or "no", "thanks" or "fuck off",
"please" or "tomorrow", "join us!" or "maybe next time".

Deafening silence is in no way a mechanism that encourages support from
the broader community, but from my perspective that's all you've given.

Here's a suggestion to The Inner Circle
- Have a volunteer coordinator that actually responds to people.

This way, when the next person offers to help, they might actually get a
good g*d d at mn f at cking response!

Seeing as how I'm a nobody and my offers aren't worth acknowledging,
please continue to do whatever you'd like, with *all* the success it
brings. Don't forget to smile.

Speak Freely

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