[FOSDEM] FOSDEM and freedom

Wynke Stulemeijer wynke at fosdem.org
Sat Jan 31 09:12:04 CET 2015


On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 08:39:46AM +0100, Philipp Klaus Krause wrote:
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> On 31.01.2015 01:34, Philip Paeps wrote:
> > On 2015-01-31 01:28:21 (+0100), Philip Paeps <philip at fosdem.org>
> > wrote:
> >> On 2015-01-31 00:21:35 (-0000), marioyap at sigaint.org
> >> <marioyap at sigaint.org> wrote:
> >>> https://github.com/FOSDEM/website/commit/f86c7040dad3dd1e85d8b0922079250ae591dd30
> >>
> >>
> >>> 
> "software software"?
> >> 
> >> If you're going to send mechanical diffs to (re?)introduce
> >> newspeak, at least have the decency to check them?
> > 
> > Oh sorry, I thought that was a different link than I thought it
> > was. Someone sent a clearly mechanical patch running sed over a
> > page.
> > 
> > Apparently the newspeak got lost in translating FOSDEM english to 
> > slightly more Real English nearly two years ago.
> > 
> > There's no conspiracy.  And if it took someone two years to
> > notice...
> > 
> >> Now is not the time to fiddle with this sort of content changes.
> >> It's the worst possible time in face.  We have a conference
> >> starting in under twelve hours and serious issues to fix before
> >> then.  We have a great conference with a great programme (the
> >> other 3685 files on our website...).
> > 
> > This though.
> > 
> > Would you like network at FOSDEM tomorrow, or do you prefer
> > newspeak on the website?  Video recordings, anyone?
> > 
> > Philip
> > 
> 
> I'd prefer this small but highly visible bug on the website to be
> fixed as soon as possible. The conference starting today will just
> make it more visible. Also, this is not the first time the bug was
> noticed, apparently some FSF people noticed and tried to get it fixed
> before.

I am certain that you can understand that no-one with access to the
website has time to  look at it while we are building up and running the
actual conference.


Kind regards,

Wynke.


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