WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg is taking quite a bit of heat for some stuff he did on the wordpress.org site. In an unfortunate twist he was vacationing in Italy when the story broke, but is now interrupting that vacation to respond. I’m not a WordPress user and haven’t had much time to think about it, but I know that people who can make the kind of waves Matt can are rare and often wildly undervalued. Please, cut him some slack, give him a chance to tell his side of the story. Oh and since all kinds of weird stuff is showing up today: as far as I know, this is not an April fools’ gag.