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If you believe Richard Stallman's behavior disqualifies him from being a leader of the free software foundation (or at least the FSF), consider signing this:
rms-open-letter.github.io/

If you are in favor of his reinstatement into the FSF's board, consider signing this:
rms-support-letter.github.io/

Sign, discuss, and be civil.

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*free software movement, sorry

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Personally, I've resolved not to sign either petition.

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@josias Thanks for putting both up, good move.

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@josias
Bold of you to assume that his won't turn into a hellthread.
Nevertheless:

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@ScumbagDog I assume no such thing, but I am ready to try to handle it.

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@josias I doubt I could be entirely civil as the group that wants him gone wants everyone gone now. They are nuts. Though I'm not signing either petition and the open source and the fsf doesnt see my money.

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@josias I don't know what he's done. But I don't really care. He supports free software and as far as I believe that is the only qualification required. Cancel culture is a nightmare from either side, I want nothing to do with it.

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@ned @josias
I too don't care to know about that person. 🤷‍♀️

If he's a criminal then he should be in jail. If he's not and a company wants to hire him, maybe it's because he's qualified to do the job? As outsiders, who are we to say who should work for whom? Because it feels good and exciting to be part of the self-righteous mob crying "crucify him"?

He's probably a jerk, I dunno. But should we start growing horns and grab pitchforks?

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@evelynyap @ned Yeah. The twist is that he started the FSF and resigned due to the same allegations they are holding against him now.

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@evelynyap @josias let's be honest, most people are probably jerks.
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