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Re: Debian should not engage in politics and stay neutral [was: This is not the direction that will lead to hearing each other]



On 2021-04-09 17:27:30, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> The DFSG and social contract are there so that there's one thing we must
> agree on. I haven't signed up for one side of the political spectrum.
> Please respect this.
> 
> Though as time passes, I'm seeing all of these lines increasingly
> blurred. I hope for Debian to not become too engaged (promoting views I
> share or not).
> 
> And there's what Adrian wrote:
> 
> > If membership in Debian would imply anything about political opinions,
> > this could get some of our members into untenable positions where
> > I would be worried about their safety.
> 
> which I very much agree with. We also don't want Debian to become banned
> from some countries because the project is too much engaged into
> political debates (no need to name a particular country here I suppose...).
> 
> I'm sure I'm not the only person with this opinion. Please let me know
> I'm not alone.

I, too, strongly support this point of view.

regards,
iustin


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