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Re: [platform-testers] kindness and shaming

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [platform-testers] kindness and shaming
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 18:36:28 +0200
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Hi Jeffrey,

> Shame is a security control:
> If the authors of GMP do not like the shame, then they should fix
> their configure program.

Public shaming may be OK for a company, on which you want to exert market
pressure (e.g. Sony [1]).

But inside the GNU project, shaming is not adequate - neither of individuals,
nor of groups of people. There are better ways to bring up your concerns and
requests. Please don't use shaming on the mailing lists for which I am an



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