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Author: Antony Stone
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] FSF and human rights
On Friday 26 March 2021 at 13:07:08, Alessandro Vesely via Dng wrote:

> Hi All,
> Debian is engaging in a disgusting attack against RMS:
> https://www.debian.org/vote/2021/vote_002
> Does Devuan have resolutions to sign open letters?
> I'd propose to sign this one instead:
> https://rms-support-letter.github.io/

Personally I agree with the latter letter, and feel that the Debian resolution
is an over-reaction, to put it mildly. The Debian project can choose not to
recognise him or his ways of expressing his opinions if they wish, but I agree
that he is still entitled to hold and express those opinions, and each person
or organisation those opinions affect can decide for themselves whether to
agree with him.

> See also:
> An orthodox analysis entitled Justice for Dr. Richard Matthew Stallman,
> which recaps the whole story.
> https://jorgemorais.gitlab.io/justice-for-rms/
> A post, written by Hannah Wolfman-Jones, with a response from civil-rights
> expert Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU.
> https://www.wetheweb.org/post/cancel-we-the-web

I think that's too thoroughly-researched and competently written for the
Debian Project Secretary to give it due consideration :(

They don't want a reasoned debate - they want to tell people what to do.


There are 10 types of people in the world:
those who understand binary notation,
and those who don't.

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