} I'll make a note to steer clear of this site.
} The proper way to advertise is to BUY a keyword
} from google rather than spamming a list.
This isn't precisely advertising, and certainly not spamming, though it
could be considered viral marketing. I'll point out that numerous other
Rails sites have been announced on this list. I'm not sure why this
announcement in particular is the target of your venom.
I'll also point out that I specifically requested that you not include the
URL in a response to this message, yet you did so anyway. Not cool.
} The fact that Steve Case is involved does not surprise me.
} Spamming a mail-list sounds like something he would
} think is a brilliant business move.
First off, I'm not Steve Case. Second, I made the decision to send the
email to the mailing list on my own. Third, I'll repeat that it is
inaccurate to call this spam.
} If you want to share your code that would be friendly.
I'm in favor of sharing what we can, but ultimately I work for a
corporation that, like most other corporations, has a legal department
concerned about intellectual property. What I've had time to document and
I've been comfortable would not upset legal is at redcorundum.blogspot.com
(plus a variety of messages to the ruby-talk list and this list).
On the other hand, unpleasantness like your message reduces my motivation
to push the legal department to allow us to release anything. You make me
care less about the community of which we are both a part. Was that your