@Shamar I dunno. The whole thing about users controlling their software, is users in control. Users are empowered.
"judge people by their skills, not race/gender" is part of the hacker spirit for decades.
So yes, IMO it all fits together.
Yet you have to have the balls to say so.
I would have such balls. Because it makes clear you are responsible to that decision because of your arbitrary decision.
Judging people "by code alone" means someone have the right to judge them. Nobody has. The leaders of a community have the rights to ban anybody or to refuse any patch. They should explain why they do so, but it's not a judgement on the person.
And it's always an invite to fork.
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