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[5]: What is this I don't even
by jal_ on Fri 4th Apr 2014 14:44 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: What is this I don't even"
jal_
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If you don't see a problem with punishing people for private beliefs and opinions different than yours than I don't know what to tell you. Welcome to the age of thought-crime.

By donating to Prop 8 it left the private area. By doing so he made a *public* statement, as the donation entered public records, for all to see. He didn't just "think" something, he *acted* on it.

If you don't see that there are many, many examples of when it's entirely justified to "punish" people for private believes, you are simply a moron.

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