[OT]Royal pardon for codebreaker Turing
tim at akwebsoft.com
Tue Dec 24 21:51:05 CET 2013
* Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> [131224 07:05]:
> On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:32:31 +0000, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> > Maybe of interest to some of you
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25495315
> While I'm happy for Alan Turing, may he rest in peace, I think the
> thousands of other homosexuals who have been prosecuted for something
> which shouldn't be a crime in the first place might be a bit peeved that
> he is singled out for a pardon.
The LGBTs that I know are happy to hear about it...
> Personally, I think that people ought to throw a party celebrating
> Turing's rehabilitation, and do it right outside the Russian Embassy.
tim at tee jay forty nine dot com or akwebsoft dot com
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