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OpenRespect: It's About Time

Nov 21, 2010, 07:03 (5 Talkback[s])
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"I promised myself I wasn't going to get into this one, because frankly there have been a lot of opinions on this topic, but I want to add my own thoughts about OpenRespect.org:

"It's about time.

"I have read the arguments about how self-serving Jono Bacon's recent efforts are to get some modicum of civility into the open source community, heard the hollering from Fedora folks saying "we didn't get asked to be a part of this," and read the very well-reasoned argument from Aaron Seigo about how this particular goal of Bacon's may not be applicable between communities.

"Despite these reactions, which have ranged from thoughtful to knee-jerk, I have to say that Bacon is trying to start something that, after some honest discussion, may be words the community can actually live by."

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