Re: Foundation misattribution

<quote who="Quim Gil">

> I'm spending a lot of time and energies advocating for free software and
> open standards in my job at Nokia. I won't go to Slashdot or even here to
> explain details about my life. Surely I have written in public pages more
> stuff that could be decontextualized and quoted against GNOME. And against
> Nokia too, it's just a matter of searching with sensationalism in mind.
> The alternative would be to stay quiet and work only indoors. Not my
> style, though.

Horrible that we have to deal with more irrelevant mudslinging at our GNOME
friends, who we know to be dedicated to Software Freedom, because the shrill
voiced flamers can't differentiate between personal goals and corporate
goals (let alone completely different people with different responsibilities
and little-to-no connection).

I'm not sure why there is such a desire to smear individuals and divide our
community over issues like these. It smacks of a lack of critical analysis
and ability to understand relationships and intent.

Quim: Note that it was the poster rather than Zonk who mentioned you, and it
was Sam Varghese (with well known bias and lack of professionalism compared
to other FLOSS-focused journalists) who wrote the ITwire article.

I'm pleased that the Slashdot comments are more positive and show more
attention to detail than the poster who suggested the story. :-)

- Jeff

-- 2008: Melbourne, Australia
       "In the beginning was the word, and the word was content-type:
                        text/plain" - Martin Schulze

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