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Re: A summary of some open discussions


From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: A summary of some open discussions
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 06:21:18 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

* Kaz Kylheku (gnu-misc-discuss) <address@hidden> [2020-01-13 02:10]:
> On 2020-01-11 21:52, Jean Louis wrote:
> > * Thompson, David <address@hidden> [2020-01-10 10:53]:
> > > 
> > > The problem is that when he chooses to step in, GNU is worse off
> > > because of it.  See the glibc abort "joke", "kind communication
> > > guidelines" vs. code of conduct, etc.
> > > 
> > > - Dave
> > 
> > It is not abort joke, it never was "abort" joke. Media with you
> > included is twisting it and as media has certain keywords to pick up
> > and earn money on it, you think it is justified to blame anybody for a
> > joke? LOL.
> > 
> > It is censorship joke:
> > https://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/html_node/Aborting-a-Program.html
> 
> More than a censorship joke, it obviously uses metaphor of an imagined
> censorship about the abort function as government-imposed prohibitions
> on abortion.
> 
> It's not a joke at all, but a coded political statement that stands in
> favor of women's right to choose, against conservative policies.

The big joke in the end is that few of those politically oriented,
mostly French GNU members, again wish to censor the joke that was
about censorship itself.





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