Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 08:19 -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > I don't believe Frederic was pointing at Miguel.  There are people who
>     > have left the Gnome community working on products that don't use any
>     > Gnome technology posting blog post/ads for said product on PGO.
> I wonder whether these products are free software.
> If not, they certainly shouldn't promote them on Planet GNOME.


The people who work at VmWare also very often posted (and still post)
about their work and appear on Planet GNOME. There's nothing wrong with
that. Same goes for Nokia and many other companies involved.

Forbidding those contributors to talk about their work goes directly and
philosophically against the "Planet GNOME is a window into the world,
work and lives of GNOME hackers and contributors" slogan of the project.

You see that word "work" there? Right.

Philip Van Hoof, freelance software developer
home: me at pvanhoof dot be 
gnome: pvanhoof at gnome dot org

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