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On 11/6/19 9:36 AM, Thompson, David wrote:
> Hello again, moderators,
> I am asking you to place Jean Louis on moderation. I will give you
> some context in case you are unaware of their behavior:
> Jean Louis has been a consistently bad actor since the publishing of
> the statement on the Guix blog. They have engaged in behavior that
> ranges from annoying at best to hateful at worst on many GNU lists.
> They spammed multiple Guix lists, cross-posting to many at the same
> time typically, to the point that they were put on moderation there.
> Everyone is entitled to their point of view, but no one is entitled to
> repeat this point ad nauseum to every mailing list they can think of.
> The issue goes beyond poor mailing list etiquette, however. While
> they have kept most of the worst of their statements off of GNU lists,
> they host a web page on the domain gnu.support that contains hateful
> comments about a GNU maintainer as well as cherry picked sexist,
> homophobic, and transphobic comments from other places. I have also
> received rude off-list, direct emails from them, and others have as
> well. I think it is beyond time that they are placed on moderation
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