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SubjectRe: [opensource] Re: Petition Against Official Endorsement ofBitKeeper by Linux Maintainers
I totally and utterly agree with you.  They have every right to ignore 
the petition, but those we signed it were acting out their right of
freedom of speech. I know all the people who signed it, and none of
them likely would force ANYTHING on anyone. Rather then looking at this
as an ultimatum, look at it as a request. Negative responses only lead
to more negatives responses back, and nothing EVER comes out of flame
wars, ever. Except worthless air being wasted by the likes of some.


Michael Bernstein

On Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at 09:23 PM, Karl wrote:

> A petition is a statement from a group of people who feel affected by
> what you do, they are then requesting that you do something different.
> That
> IS freedom of speech. Your decision to follow it or ignore it IS your
> freedom. To try and crush out their desire to make petitions is IMHO
> CENSORSHIP... I doubt many share my opinion (and yes it is just that)
> but I
> throw it out as food for thought.
> Karl
> PS though it may sound sarcastic, it isn't actually meant to.
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