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Re: Pride Month Discussion has Run its Course

Alexander Wirt - 06.07.19, 20:00:
> On Tue, 02 Jul 2019, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > On 15451 March 1977, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > > > The tone is absolutely civilized.
> > > > And yet, the cost to people who have to do this education again
> > > > and
> > > > again is really high.
> > > 
> > > Thats possible, but imho not a reason to kill the thread.
> > 
> > It is a very good reason to do so, and its sad that our listmasters
> > aren't more active in shutting down threads that repeat and repeat
> > and repeat all the same things ever again, every other month.
> > It would save so much energy that could be used so much more useful.
> > 
> > Same as getting rid of the "all lists are open" thing, something
> > that
> > was nice in the past, but has definitely lost its value long ago.
> I can not do more than disagree. If you don't like a thread, killfile
> it. But using censorship, banning, blocking threads you/someone don't
> like, just for the reason *you* don't find them useful is in my eyes
> just wrong and is some kind of censorship and should not be done in
> an open project like debian.
> But that is my personal mindset I am coming from. If such a mindset is
> outdated nowadays and not wanted anymore I offer to resign as a
> listmaster.

I certainly concur with your mindset here.


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