Had a little conversation on irc that was sufficiently psychologically draining that I'll not even try to do anything else today. It did help me see that I should not be maintaining debconf anymore; ITO filed.
Overfiend sighs. I always knew Joey hated the nasty kludge that was xserver-xfree86.config. I didn't realize he'd hate it so much that it would ruin a friendship.
People change. And some friendships, apparently, only work IRL.