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Re: Concern about racism and sexism in Supertuxkart 0.9



Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org> writes:

> 2015-05-02 13:56 GMT+02:00 Dmitry Smirnov <onlyjob@debian.org>:
>
>> Besides artists do not like censorship. Debian is like a publisher and if we
>> start removing not-really-offensive artwork then artists will be very
>> disappointed. I would. Those who demand to remove those images -- you would be
>> very upset if publisher would drop your content that you included in your
>> artwork.
>
> Debian's priorities are our users and free software, not upstream. It
> is up to the package maintainers (in principle) to decide if patching
> or not some contents out of a program serves our users better or
> worse. We can choose to not touch anything and let the programs as
> they are, or we may choose to patch them according to what we feel is
> better. As a general rule, both options are perfectly valid depending
> on the circumstances. So yeah, those who are personally involved in
> packaging that game can perfectly decide to patch it, or decide not to
> do it, and it won't be the end of the world.

I think it is perfectly acceptable to remove content from packages, but
I also think it should be noted in the description of a package that it
is missing parts the upstream version includes. Will this be done here?

-- 
Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann
<http://dieweltistgarnichtso.net>

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