[OpenWrt-Devel] [OT] Implemented: not an ML erase button but at least a rethink switch

Daniel Dickinson openwrt at daniel.thecshore.com
Thu May 26 16:02:06 EDT 2016

On Thu, 2016-05-26 at 11:29 +0200, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote: 
> Hi Daniel,
> hope you're doing well nowadays.
> I sincerely appreciate your participation in the discussions surrounding
> the whole OpenWrt/LEDE topic especially since it helps giving another,
> outside perspective to the entire issue.
> What I noticed is that you're sometimes generating like 80% of the
> traffic in a thread and I wonder if that scares people away from
> participating in the discussion...

Someone else told me that too and it's yet another reason / thing to
keep in mind for my verify-before-send thing.  I'm *trying* to improve
and prodding me in the right direction in a non-hostile manner is *very*

> Disagreements with OpenWrt where not always about toxic discussions but
> also due to a great passiveness and uneven distribution of work among
> the so called core members. Just take a look at the current project
> activity and make your own conclusions...

Thanks.  This is part of my tendency to 'glass-is-half-empty'
pessimism/negativity.  That's a harder thing to change than unwise
posts, now that I have a tool to help me with the former.

> So what am I trying to say... never write a mail in anger and give
> things time to cool off :)
> What works for me is keeping my drafts in the mail box and reading them
> on the next day, which more then once led me to the conclusion that it
> was better to not send it in the first place.

Exactly the reason I implmented the tool (know what I should do
unfortunately tends not to enter my thoughts in the heat of the moment,
so I need something that helps me do the right thing).

If  you have a broken leg you use a crutch and cast, and it's not a bad
thing; same goes for dealing with one's thinking and habits.


openwrt-devel mailing list
openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org

More information about the openwrt-devel mailing list