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Re: Calling on Fedora/RedHat ML managers to clean up Fedora-list.

Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 10:16 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> Some people really don't want to see any discussion of the political/
>> ethical issues around free software, I suppose, and what it banished
>> to a list they don't have to read.
> Nice straw man.

It's not so much a straw man as a guess: I genuinely don't understand
the problem, so I can only speculate.

> Some of us have have been involved in the FLOSS community for some time.
> Some of us settled our ideological positions decades ago, and have more
> productive things to do than suffer through the same old Frequently
> Waged Flamewars over and over again every time someone new comes along.
> It's not that we don't care. Its that your radical ideas about the
> ethics of Free Software have already occurred to other people.

*My* radical ideas?  Now there's a straw man!

> (...Who are much more eloquent, diplomatic and productive than you are.)



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