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Re: [GSoC] Development of Cuirass.

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Development of Cuirass.
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:55:57 -0400
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On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 03:31:01PM +0100, Mathieu Lirzin wrote:
> Hi,
> Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> writes:
> > Here is my proposal for the Google Summer of Code 2017.
> I have updated it, according to the various feedback I had.  Here is the
> link:
> I must say that given the current agitation in Guix community for gender
> related issues, I am sorry to say that I withdraw my proposal.
> A majority of people in this community seems to adhere to political
> ideas related to feminism and LGBT causes and are very vocal about it.
> While I respect people having such conviction, the fact that those
> ideas/values are repeatedly presented as if every one should adhere to
> them is not welcoming for those who disagree.
> As a consequence I would rather spend my time working on Free Software
> projects that I consider more tolerant.

I'm really disappointed that this is the result of that discussion.

I do think that Ludovic is right: we lose nothing by trying to address
the gender imbalance in our community.

I sincerely hope you'll reconsider leaving the Guix project. And if you
keep your decision, I wish you luck in whatever you do.


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