Some of the ops
have power trips and look for ways to kick
That certainly is true. And since the mass exodus
from EFnet, many of the
more moderate and rational people are gone.
I'm starting to feel
like there's too much of this crap going around in -- for some reason mostly Perl --
forums it seems.
While I agree that there is far too much of it going on
(and I'm hoping to give a talk about this at TPC this summer)
I disagree with you that it is mostly in Perl forums.
There are plenty of communities that have worse cases
of this disease. Try reading comp.lang.lisp
a couple of weeks. Now there
is a newsgroup with