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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Appeal for freedom of speech

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:49:59 -0600
> On Saturday 12 November 2011 01:06:57 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I really dislike this kind of childish conflicts :(
>> Which is why I removed the source of the conflict.
>> What I am seeing is a fundamental difference in how the developers of
>> these two projects (TDE and his KDE:KDE3 repository) think a KDE3 fork
>> should be handled.  I am more than willing to hear and act upon
>> *constructive* criticism, but so far Ilya has not provided so much as
>> one
>> sentence of well thought out and reasoned argument to this list.
> Hi Tim,
> Criticism of any kind (constructive or not) is a very important component
> of
> freedom. It's just freedom of speech, if you do not like his ideas just
> ignore it. As a person who lived under comunism I'm very sensitive to any
> kind of censorship (which is useless anyway in this case, because he can
> express his opinions elsewhere). For this reason I hope you will change
> your
> mind and unban Ilya.
> Thank you.
> [...]
> --
> Serghei

OK.  Technically I didn't ban him, just temporarily removed him from the
list as a "slap on the wrist" so to speak.

He is free to sign up again.  I will not be responding to his posts, but
that does not mean that I agree with them at all.