Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Apr 2014 19:40 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones

Mozilla prides itself on being held to a different standard and, this past week, we didn't live up to it. We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it's because we haven't stayed true to ourselves.

We didn’t act like you'd expect Mozilla to act. We didn't move fast enough to engage with people once the controversy started. We're sorry. We must do better.

Brendan Eich has chosen to step down from his role as CEO. He's made this decision for Mozilla and our community.

The only sensible move.

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RE: Comment by quackalist
by hussam on Thu 3rd Apr 2014 20:12 UTC in reply to "Comment by quackalist"
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The politically correct thought police have won yet again...liberal fascism in action.

In real life, when you represent a company, you should always be neutral. This is a co-founder of Mozilla.
He should have the level of professionalism to be neutral and diplomatic.
That means saying "I endorse gay marriage", "I am against gay marriage", or any opinion about a social issue are things he should not be making publicly.
Yes, it is not fair but real life is not fair. You compromise for your job.

Edited 2014-04-03 20:13 UTC

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