"I regret sending the messages while I was in Berlin in July, mentioned recently in the press. I apologise for them and I am ready to apologise again in person with a big bouquet of flowers."
We're not sure that Haas or Montel will want any flowers from him, but we hope that Curda has learned that his behavior wasn't, and isn't, acceptable. We certainly can't work with people who show this kind of behavior, and then lie to us about it when confronted. Following this incident, we have decided to not accept any more articles from Pavel Curda in the future.
Who's Montel? That's Lucie Montel another techie, who also just came forward after reading Gesche Haas' account:
— Lucie Montel (@luciemontel) August 20, 2014
It might take more than flowers.