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Freedom of speech is under siege in enough quarters already; we don't need to add free software the list of topics where dissenting opinions are not tolerated.
Mena-Quintero: A Friday rant on Gnome 3, journalists, and power users
Posted Nov 12, 2012 2:41 UTC (Mon) by imitev (subscriber, #60045)
I've been reading LWN for years not only because articles are top-notch, but also because comments used to be insightful and I learned quite a few things from them. I hate slashdot, and I hate seeing LWN increasingly look like it as soon as gnome|systemd|ubuntu|younameit is mentioned.
Whether they deserve it or not, gnome people had their fair share of complaints/rants/flames. If the only effect of a LWN daily news article is to get more of it, they will just ignore any discussion here, and LWN will loose in quality.
So, better to ignore gnome in daily news for a while until things settle and devs have time to implement broken/missing features. Whether they do it or not, I'm sure we will have a balanced and fair weekly article from Corbet in a few weeks/months. How's that for "not tolerating dissenting opinion" ?
Posted Nov 12, 2012 3:13 UTC (Mon) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
Posted Nov 12, 2012 14:15 UTC (Mon) by imitev (subscriber, #60045)
Posted Nov 12, 2012 3:54 UTC (Mon) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
You want an embargo on certain articles, and that has nothing to do with freedom of speech? You've been drinking your own Kool-Aid.
Posted Nov 23, 2012 8:26 UTC (Fri) by TRauMa (guest, #16483)
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