On Thu, 2012-03-29 at 14:10 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> Francesca Ciceri writes:
> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 08:42:28AM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > > We should not commit to respecting opinions, but instead commit to
> > > respecting all people.
> > How do you suggest to express it in the statement?
> That depends on the context of the statement; I'm in favour of making it
> rather minimal as some others in this thread have described.
> For distinguishing the respect for opinion versus respect for the people
> who hold them, perhaps this:
> We value healthy discussion and debate of all opinions, no matter
> who holds them. Ideas are always a valid target of criticism, and we
> welcome anyone who wants to respectfully join the discussion.
I still think we need to specify that we don't discriminate on grounds
of preferred bikeshed colour.
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