Alain Beyrand, January 1999, the 24th.
Thierry develops this idea, particularly with a view to instituting a genuine inter-server system.
Thierry has the idea of drawing up a Charter.
Together, Alain and Thierry drew up this Charter.
Alain comes up with the idea of NiouZeCoord, a regulatory body.
Differences between Alain and Thierry.
Thierry creates Niouzenet with Kloo. Then Alain comes back and helps them.
Thierry, with others, forms NiouZeCoord, but without Alain who refuses to be involved.
Alain believes that NiouZeCoord is failing to respect certain principles enshrined in the Charter. Chiefly, in october 1997,Thierry makes a solemn promise and then don't want to do it. Only in january 1998, it is done and Alain has to very much fight to obtain this, against the others contributors who follow Thierry.
From February the 17th, there is a discussion about ways of supplying the Niouzenet groups. Alf, a member of NiouZeCoord, makes some personal attempts to set up a sort of supply-system called "a pool".
Alain denounces this violation of the Charter, along with others.
Thierry and most of the members of NiouZeCoord do not accept that it is a violation, because it was done on a purely personal basis.
Alf writes a message attacking Alain. Alain describes the message as "squalid", an offence to human dignity. He calls on Alf to resign.
The members of NiouzeCoord and the contributors say that Alain has gone too far; they insult him and describe him as a dictator. They even drag in his private life.
NiouZeCoord insists on Alf's re-instatement.
Alain says that no organisation should allow its members to say such things. Alain is again insulted, more and more, by the contributors, and receives no support.
Pee-Wee is a contributor who appreciates this and tries to understand and set up some sort of dialogue between Alain and the others. It is impossible.
Alain Beyrand, March 1998, the 7th
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