Getting Worse

Posted on Fri 26 March 2021 in Opinion

This whole Stallman Civil War thing is getting out of hand. People are going to extremes to cherry-pick whatever they can find negative about the opposing side’s members, while completely ignoring or defending their allies. And this is happing on both sides, not just one. And even worse, those of us who refuse to sign those stupid letters have been getting targeting for harassment by, again, both sides.

You want solid proof that people don’t realize how easily they can cast their own cause in a bad light? This whole mess is a good example of it.

Regardless of which “side” wins, I don’t see anything good coming from this debacle. It’s going to leave the FOSS community more torn than ever, and likely even more toxic than before.

It’s almost enough to drive me back to Windows… Almost…