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Re: Debian, lists and discrimination

On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 21:55:27 +1000, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> said: 

> On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 05:50:46PM -0700, Jonathan Walther wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 07, 2004 at 10:41:33AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
>> >>What is left unexamined in all these discussions is why Debian
>> >>(as a project) should be doing anything to tackle inequalities?
>> >
>> >Because there's a whole pile of potential contributors out there
>> >that we're almost certainly driving away.
>> The burden of evidence is on you.  I'd like to see your proofs.

> How about statements from the people who have decided not to
> participate because of the culture?  How many would convince you?

	On the flip side, how about contributions from people who may
 not participate if the culture turned too touchy feely and
 sickeningly sweet? 

 Don't ignore the flip side
Life is a game of bridge -- and you've just been finessed.
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