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Re: Free Software and the New Sexism

From: Taylan Kammer
Subject: Re: Free Software and the New Sexism
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2023 13:25:46 +0200
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On 27.08.2023 12:44, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> Free Software does not care who you are, it is about the rights of the
> individual to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve
> software.  Nothing else, nothing more.

I wish this abstract ideal was reflected in actual reality!

> Free software as such cannot be sexist, but that you do not wish to
> partake in communities where who you are is imaterial, to the point
> where you do not wish to spread the message that computer rights
> matters is sad.  Hopefully you will reconsider, and fight for both
> your right and other peoples rights to use a computer -- irrespective
> of what other values or opinions you hold.

It would be irresponsible to recommend someone to get involved with
a group of people who may harass, bully, or verbally abuse them.


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