diversity (was: Re: [nomination]for Fellowship Council renewal and activism)

Christian Imhorst christian.imhorst at posteo.de
Mon Oct 21 08:52:35 UTC 2019

Hi Florian,

Am 21. Oktober 2019 07:03:32 MESZ schrieb Florian Snow <floriansnow at fsfe.org>:
>Agreed.  I hope what I wrote didn't come off that way.  I meant to
>describe a challenge, not make an excuse.  

Yes, I know. We both know that's a challenge. :-)

>When in comes to the FSFE, there are also additional issues to consider: For us, diversity should
>probably also involve geographic or cultural diversity.  These are
>tough questions to solve, but I think very important for the future of
>our movement.

I cannot agree more. When I look at fsfe.org/about we don't cover many regions in Europe. We should really improve on that.

>One of the ideas to reduce barriers was to examine the
>of mailing lists vs something without as many implicit rules (and
>potentially more inviting design), such as our Discourse instance
>(community.fsfe.org).  I would be interested to hear what you and
>on here think.  Have you tried out the platform yet?  If yes, what do
>you think.  If not, why not?

I didn't really know that this tool exists. I have to  check it out. 


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