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06.05.20

Guix Petition Demographic Data, by Figosdev

Posted in Free/Libre Software, GNU/Linux, Google, Microsoft, Red Hat at 11:33 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

RMS letter

Summary: That old anti-RMS letter, which called for his removal (or resignation) from GNU (RMS is the founder of the GNU Project), as characterised by metadata of signatories

33 people:

  • At least 21 have a GitHub accounts
  • 20 have contributed to GitHub in the past year (GitHub as Microsoft)
  • At least 14 are European: 3 French, 3 British, 2 German, 2 Spanish, 2 Czech, 1 Slovakian, 1 Dutch
  • 7 work for Red Hat, owned by the FSF’s largest publicly known sponsor
  • 2 work or worked for the FSF in Boston
  • 2 are associated with Google on GitHub
  • 2 are from Boulder, CO
  • 1 works for a member of the Linux Foundation
  • 1 also signed the LibrePlanet petition against Stallman
  • 1 of the people from Red Hat strongly endorsed SFC
  • 1 is associated with the FFI dependency
  • 1 is associated with another “Cloud computing company”
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