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Re: soc-ctte discussion at DebConf7

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:

>         I am not sure I agree that Debian as the melting pot is a viable
>  idea. And I find the  concept of cultural hegemony (in other words,
>  Debian culture is dictated by the predominant subgroups, everyone else
>  better fall in line) mildly distasteful.
>         But if this is the will of the masses, I suppose I must give in.

I don't know about the masses, but I feel similar to you; and someone
(Andreas Tille or someone in reply to him?) has also expressed concern
about "minority viewpoints", which I think is approximately what you
have expressed much better as cultural differences.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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