Re: Tone policing by a member of the community team [Was, Re: Statement regarding Richard Stallman's readmission to the FSF board]
On 2021-04-12 Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 03:30:21PM +0000, Thaddeus H. Black wrote:
>> Someone might reply by citing the Code of Conduct
>> and Diversity Statement, but such citations do not impress me. The Code
>> and Statement were adopted to smooth the Project's work, not to menace
>> political undesirables, nor to empower the easily offended. In my
>> strong opinion, Diversity includes everyone, even, especially fascists.
> Umm. Our diversity statement and CoC define agreed expectations of
> behaviour and communication within the project; people espousing
> fascist ideologies are surely not going to fit those standards. Do you
> somehow think they're compatible?
Thaddeus responded to
| if someone identifies with fascist doctrine, even if they keep
| those views off of the project channels,
so your question seems to be beside the point since the explicite
premise was that the hypothetic project member did not act fascist
within the project.
`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
`I sew his ears on from time to time, sure'