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Re: Willingness to share a position statement?

On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 06:28:36PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 10:20:33PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 12:09:40AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> >On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 09:38:56PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> >>...
>> >> We *entirely* have the freedom to discriminate based on
>> >> what people say and do around us. We're not a government. We are *not*
>> >> in the situation where we *have* to support people saying things that we
>> >> believe to be bad, wrong and hurtful. It is *entirely* within our
>> >> rights to evaluate people by their words and actions and to decide
>> >> whether we wish to talk or work with them in future.
>> >>...
>> >
>> >You are saying companies should always have the right to fire employees 
>> >if they join an union.
>> Not at all, please don't twist my words.
>> Unfortunately, there *are* many places around the world where
>> companies can do exactly that. There are many others where rights like
>> this are enshrined in other laws. Debian is not an employer here, so I
>> don't think your point is relevant?
>I would hardly call it twisting your words.
>Either private individuals and entities have freedom of association, or
>they do not.  You can't have it both ways.

ACK, true. I'll hold my hand up to that one. My bad.

I still don't think this is relevant.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code 
 is in use on a military site..." -- Simon Booth

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