Reply to post: No long-term memory here!

Chef roasted for tech contract with family-separating US immigration, forks up attempt to quash protest

Notas Badoff

No long-term memory here!

Amazing that no one has mentioned the Jamie Kyle debacle only one year ago.

Lerna relicences to protest ICE

then reversed by Lerna the next day (but not Jamie till a couple months went by)

Open Source Devs Reverse Decision to Block ICE Contractors From Using Software

when the practicalities of rage turned out to be more difficult than imagined.

And it's only three years since "it's my code so I can delete it if I want!"

How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

We code in a magical world. We live in the real world. One of these is way more complex than the other. Ask Jamie, Koçulu, Eich or, lately, Stallman.

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