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Re: Support for RMS and criticism of the bottom-up/social contract power


From: Alexandre François Garreau
Subject: Re: Support for RMS and criticism of the bottom-up/social contract power grab attempt.
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:28:42 +0100

Le lundi 4 novembre 2019 12:11:40 CET, vous avez écrit :
> * Alexandre François Garreau <address@hidden> [2019-11-04 11:52]:
> > Le lundi 4 novembre 2019 10:50:56 CET, vous avez écrit :
> > > * Federico Leva <address@hidden> [2019-11-04 09:02]:
> > > > Alexandre François Garreau, 01/11/19 18:30:
> > > > > Though women participate in GNU,
> > > > > are any of them fortunately software package maintainer?
> > > > > Unfortunately,
> > > > > I’m
> > > > > not sure about this :/
> > > 
> > > LibrePlanet media is good place to see that it is not male society:
> > > https://media.libreplanet.org/
> > > 
> > > There is no discrimination. Package maintainer are not looked upon
> > > because of their gender.
> > 
> > I think people may be worried about either internal inconscious, unwilling
> > discrimination, either about external discrimination that might make women
> > dislike that place.
> 
> Do you mean ""unconscious" with "inconscious"? I don't share opinion
> that internal uncoscious unwilling discrimination is making worry to
> anybody. Such statement is based on imagination or could be said to be
> fabrication.

I think women (and more generally, contributors, and stable ones) are even too 
few to see any formal preference of anybody over anybody within GNU yet.

> External discrimination is maybe what you think as "public"
> discrimination, such does not exist in GNU project, and statement
> falls into fabrications.

No, external means external to GNU, not coming from GNU members, but from 
women who might not want to join.  And that could be caused because of stuff 
internal to GNU (image, atmosphere, etc.).  That’s the position of the 
signatories of the Joint statement, I think.



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