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Re: General resolution: ratify https://github.com/rms-open-letter/rms-open-letter.github.io

On 3/24/21 10:00 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Under 4.1.5 of the Constitution, the developers by way of GR are the body
> who has the power to issue nontechnical statements.
> https://github.com/rms-open-letter/rms-open-letter.github.io/blob/main/index.md
> is a statement which I believe Debian as a project, and not just individual
> Debian developers, should consider signing on to.
> This is a proposal for Debian to sign on to the statement, by adopting the
> text from that open letter via GR.

>From the text:

"It is time for RMS to step back from the free software, tech ethics,
digital rights, and tech communities, for he cannot provide the
leadership we need."

While probably the readmission of RMS was probably a step in the wrong
direction, asking for RMS to "step back" from any tech communities and
free software in general is disgusting.

And by getting this as a GR, it feels like promoting the cancel culture
in Debian. :/

Can't you just express your opinion by yourself, by signing the letter?

Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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