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From: Ben Hutchings <ben <at> decadent.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Diversity statement for the Debian Project
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.debian.devel.project
Date: Thursday 29th March 2012 05:41:15 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Horngren's Observation:
                   Among economists, the real world is often a special
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