Twitter access

Jonathan Riddell jr at
Thu Jul 19 10:59:46 BST 2018

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 03:45:26PM +0200, Paul Brown wrote:
> On miƩrcoles, 18 de julio de 2018 15:16:39 (CEST) Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > I'll stop doing KDE promo again then.
> Please don't. I for one value your contributions and think that a rift between 
> Promo and yourself would be bad for both parties.
> > KDE shouldn't have unnamed
> > higher powers who block community contributions.
> This is not the case. The only thing is that  we don't do off-the-cuff social 
> posts any more. Is there a small group of people who has access to the social 
> media accounts? Yes. And not everybody even in promo has access to the social 
> media account? That is correct.
> But that is because it is not necessary: when somebody wants to post 
> something, we discuss the wording (for a very short while -- it doesn't drag 
> on anything) in the promo channels, find an image, and then publish. It is 
> never the work of one single person.
> You're subscribed to the Promo channels. You must've seen this in action. This 
> is the same for everybody, whether they have direct access to the accounts or 
> not.
> We work like this with Kdenlive, Krita, Akademy organisers, and so on and it 
> works well. We are getting consistently more traction on posts since we 
> stopped improvising.
> I hope the above convinces you to carry on being part of promo

So that's a no then.  Tell these higher-ups that partial blocking of a
proven contributor from completing a specific task when they have 15
years of track record is demotivating and not how things should be
done in KDE.


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