> These statements simply generate fear, uncertainty,
> and doubt about Ubuntu;
> This just seems a bit childish to me.
I think it applies here, because RMS is right about this one.
> "I once read an article that said you should be very careful of
> anybody who can disagree vehemently and convincingly with another
> person's point without ever categorically accusing them of being
> With this in mind, just because someone may have differing
> views to mine on the implementation of privacy in software
> doesn’t mean they are wrong. Likewise, just because my
> views may differ to theirs doesn’t mean I am wrong. We are
> all different and we all manage our information and our
> expectations around information sharing in different ways.
I disagree with your point - in fact, I think you are wrong. But we can still have a civilized discussion. My reasoning is that when facts and disagreements are not clearly stated ("here are the facts; the other party came to conclusion X, but I come to conclusion Y for these reasons"), it's easy to get bogged down in points that are not central.