[coreboot] [Fwd: Re: Contact Intel]
Andreas B. Mundt
andi.mundt at web.de
Fri May 9 14:37:33 CEST 2008
On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 01:49:16PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 09.05.2008 13:13, Richard M Stallman wrote:
> > Come on Richard, enough is enough. No one is talking about racism here.
> > No? It definitely looks that way. Here is what Reinauer wrote:
> > >> that very graphics chip vendor, in a half-reflected way, similar to those
> > >> my ancestor countrymen suggested not to buy from certain groups of
> > >> people.
> > As far as I can tell, that is a thinly veiled reference to racism, and
> > it asserts that boycotting a company is equivalent to racism.
> You're missing a point here because you don't know German history well
> enough (Stefan and I are from Germany). Germany saw campaigns where
> people suggested not to buy from groupsof peopley with whom they
> disagreed politically. NO racism involved AT ALL. Granted, that's one of
> the lesser known aspects of German history.
Well, I admit that the pictures that came to my mind reading Stephan's
mail can be seen by typing "kauft nicht bei Juden" in google images.
And I agree with rms that this comparison is worse than absurd.
However, I suggest to close this topic now. It's getting destructive.
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