Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Etienne Robillard tkadm30 at
Sat Jul 14 16:08:22 EDT 2018

Le 2018-07-14 à 16:02, Chris Angelico a écrit :

> No, it isn't. Shunning would be killfiling you, which is apparently
> "more polite" than telling you how utterly and completely wrong you
> are.
> What I would like to do is ban you for endemic racism, honestly. By
> recommending and preferring eight-bit text strings, you're saying
> "Chinese text doesn't matter". And by stipulating Latin-1, you're also
> saying "Russian text doesn't matter" and "Thai text doesn't matter"
> and "Hebrew text doesn't matter" and more. You are declaring that YOUR
> culture is the only one that matters. When I see behaviour like that
> in a Twitch stream that I moderate, I smack it with a banhammer,
> because that is utterly unacceptable. Why should we tolerate it in
> programming?



> ChrisA

Etienne Robillard
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