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Re: Carla Schroder from Linux Today Profiled by ITWire

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____/ Kari Laine on Thursday 14 Jul 2011 08:28 : \____

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> On 07/13/2011 10:15 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> FOSS advocate who's free, frank and fearless
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Journalist, FOSS advocate, feminist - Carla Schroder is all
>> | these and more. But more than anything it is her straight talking
>> | that marks her out - when she takes a stand on issues she is
>> | driven by conviction.
>> `----
>> http://www.itwire.com/opinion-and-analysis/open-sauce/48417-foss-advocate-whos-free-frank-and-fearless
> "Another key thing to remember is the vast, vast, vast majority of
> people are followers, not leaders. Some might talk a good talk, or talk
> a mean talk...in fact, to most people simply talking, just having their
> say, is the most important thing in the world to them. There are a whole
> lot of people who can't hold their tongues even when doing so is to
> their benefit, even if there is a large cash prize for silence. So
> anyone who is a doer rather than a talker will go far and get what they
> want, while the talkers are still sitting around nattering and going
> nowhere. In FOSS (as in any field) there are a lot of people spreading
> nasty talk, but they can't stop you from doing things."

She must be thinking of the feminism part of FOSS...

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