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Re: conflicts in the gnu project now affect guile

From: pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)
Subject: Re: conflicts in the gnu project now affect guile
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:09:24 +0200
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On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 11:29:35AM +0000, Todor Kondić wrote:
> You know, there is a big IT department within our institution and telling 
> them I will base some serious work on technologies such as GNU  Guile and 
> Guix did raise a few eyebrows (those not raised are probably the cause of 
> their proprietors not being informed enough).
> […]
> Couple of notes:
> 1) Are there any ladies on these lists? I am *dying* to hear from them
> 2) Related to (1) ... a brief look at the maintainers who signed the Joined 
> Statement gives an impression that it leans heavily to the politically 
> Western hemisphere; just a comment, maybe food for thought
> 3) The RMS scandal was brought to my attention by a female coder colleague 
> who previously knew nothing of RMS's, or FSF's or GNU's work in the "Open 
> Source Community"; another nibble for thought

There have been few contributions from women,
e.g. <>
(I do not know what its status is), but I believe bringing GNU Guile
to professional use could help diversify.  Thank you for that!


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