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[rpd] IPv4 policy on where space is used.
boubakarbarry at gmail.com
Sun May 18 10:57:05 UTC 2014
I think we should be very careful when posting on this list and resist to
using certain terms because of instant emotions, whatever their triggers
I don't remember having ever heard in the various discussions in our
community any reference to race or other discriminatory terms.
Let's all take a (deep) breath.
On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Nii Narku Quaynor <quaynor at ghana.com>wrote:
> > On May 18, 2014, at 7:07, Alan Barrett <apb at cequrux.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 May 2014, Keshwarsingh Nadan wrote:
> >>> Sure it's difficult to make such restriction and it's really not a
> path that will yield much success. However I believe it's possible to
> ensure those organisation are indeed well grounded African organisation
> before handing resources to them.
> >> This is pure discrimination on race.
> > Did you imagine that "African" referred to a racial group? It doesn't.
> As should have been obvious from the context, "African" refers to a
> geographic region.
> >> Wether one is a well grounded or startup "African", "Mauritian", etc..,
> all of them should be treated equally.
> > Policies and official documents should probably refer to "the Afrinic
> service region" instead of "Africa", to make it clear that Mauritius and
> other islands are included. I don't think that people discussing things in
> a mailing list will remember to do that, so if you read "African" please
> understand "in the Afrinic service region".
> > --apb (Alan Barrett)
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