PLEASE SHUT UP! Was: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Jun 25 11:04:40 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 09:31 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 22:21 -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > And then, "shut up or I'll leave" is quite tempting.  If you don't
> > want to participate, just don't.
> You are posting this from your email address. As a fellow
> Red Hatter, I want you to stop posting from your corporate email, and
> instead use something else (maybe oliva at might be best). Doing
> so makes the community think this is the view of Red Hat, when quite
> clearly it's not.

I think you need to give the community more credit.  People are
generally aware that email is a personal thing and companies don't make
position statements through individual developers using a work email
address.  Particularly when so many other addresses have


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