[rb-general] [PATCH] Document timestamp clamping

Ximin Luo infinity0 at debian.org
Sun Nov 6 20:24:00 CET 2016

Eric Myhre:
> In RB stuff I've done to date, flattening or discarding timestamps is
> always necessary.  This "clamping" concept... I have no idea where it
> comes from.  It sounds terribly complicated.

This argument doesn't have any logical content, it's just an appeal to emotion. If you have no idea where it comes from, perhaps you should do some more reading before commenting?

> And as PR material, overridingly, I agree that it makes sense to focus

Technical specifications are not supposed to be "PR material".

I completely sympathise with Chris' points about simplicity, but this style of argument in the previous email is something to be rejected.


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