On Sat, 6 Sep 2014, Jérémy Bobbio <jeremy.bobbio@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Anthony Towns:
> > Likewise if someone wants to be a troll on 4chan, a hacker in
> > Anonymous, a sexist, racist, misogynist, misanthrope on Usenet, or
> > aggressive, intolerant and hyperbolic on other lists, I think that
> > should be fine as far as Debian's concerned, as long as they don't do
> > that in Debian (on our lists, sites, IRC channels, events, etc).
> I strongly disagree. Debian should be a place where all kind of people
> should feel welcome. If someone contributing is known for having
> oppressive behaviour, even if it's outside of Debian, it might just
> chill me out of getting involved in the project after seeing they are
> involved. Because I could I know they won't have the same behaviour in
If someone is aggressive and hyperbolic on other lists it shouldn't stop them
contributing. If they are sexist, racist, or agree with the KKK in any other
ways, then they can't be expected to behave in the Debian community - at best
they will just hide their actions from people who have the power to do
something about it.
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