Read React Review on the recent plagiarism debacle.

From her blog (via @drmabuse):

Perhaps the most distressing facet of this whole thing is the tendency to characterize legitimate ethical questions and well-grounded moral judgment as jealousy, hatred, pettiness, or some other selfish and nonrational phenomenon.

Some really thoughtful posts have come out of this ugliness—this one is very much worth a read.

Previously.