"participants in the decentralized social web is so good at fighting each other that apparently we do that work for them.
But it doesn't have to be that way. You might be able to come to consensus on a good way forward. And if you can't come to consensus, you can at least have friendly and cooperative communication."
Looking at https://gnu.org/consensus
Maybe it should be renamed GNU ControVerse.
Quoting @rhiaro in http://rhiaro.github.io/thesis/chapter5#swwg-competing-specifications: (2/2)
"However the effect was that specification editors stopped arguing about why their way was better, and were free to move their work forward without needing to defend their decisions from people who fundamentally disagreed with their underlying assumptions. Specification editors who had accepted their differences began to help each other, and to share findings and experiences (because they are all working towards the same end goal, after all)."
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