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 deathshadow
by Anonymous Penguin on Fri 4th Apr 2014 06:31 UTC in reply to "Comment by deathshadow"
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Just like the dumbasses who say that it isn't freedom of speech; it is by extension. The question is do his actions outside work have ANYTHING to do with his job or his job performance? Saying it does means that none of us should be allowed to have beliefs or have personal lives -- you might as well line up for your swastika or "hammer and sickle" armbands right now!

So if he had donated to al-Qaeda or to a Nazi group it would still be OK, I suppose.

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