Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Jul 2009 12:09 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y During the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit, Richard M. Stallman of the Free Software Foundation (and the Superfluous Introduction Award goes to...) gave a keynote speech. Said keynote speech raised a few eyebrows in the Free software community because of a number of questionable remarks regarding women in technology. David "Lefty" Schlesinger, member of the GNOME Advisory Board and active in the mobile open source community, took issue with RMS' remarks and decided to call him out on it. The response he got was... Less than satisfying.
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RE: sexism
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 9th Jul 2009 14:37 UTC in reply to "sexism"
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Yes, but RMS is not your everyday nerd.

Imagine if Steve Jobs or Bill Gates made a similar speech. The world would be aflame.

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