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Re: OT: Was: Re: Josselin Mouette and Planet Debian

On Fri, Dec 19 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> On Fri, 19 Dec 2008, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> Le vendredi 19 décembre 2008 à 11:39 -0200, Martin Langhoff a écrit :
>> > The mission of Debian is not "spot the bigot". Debian embraces people
>> > of many beliefs, customs and ways of life under one shared belief --
>> > about an OS.
>> Precisely. And in such a project, you need to work together with people
>> having opinions you can despise or strongly disagree with. But I fail to
>> see why you’d need to shut up on those topics when they show up.
> It's called “Don't feed the beast/trolls”. I'd rather have less such
> discussions on debian lists and more of the productive ones (and I know
> that you didn't start this discussion).

        Then perhaps a good start would be to start deprecating messages
 that insult, shock, and try to humiliate other people, which even you
 can't possibly characterize as positicve and constructuve, no?

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