When
· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · April
· · · · 30 (1 entry)

Nastiness · This is sad­den­ing stuff. At a re­cent Ru­by con­fer­ence (that I’m not go­ing to name be­cause it wasn’t their fault­), a speak­er (whom I’m not go­ing to name for rea­sons of taste) had porn-flavored slides in his pre­sen­ta­tion; peo­ple were of­fend­ed and said so. Some in the Rails com­mu­ni­ty, in­clud­ing its lead­er, pushed back hard, in a way that of­fend­ed many more peo­ple. If you haven’t been fol­low­ing the sto­ry, I think Martin Fowler’s SmutOnRails has a good ag­gre­ga­tion of links, and al­so I agree with most of his com­men­tary. I’m go­ing to add two ob­ser­va­tion­s, one link, and some rec­om­men­da­tion­s ...
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