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Re: Proposal for removal of mICQ package


On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 11:13:58PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> 	This time, yes, you are right.
> 	Not only is this an error of judgment, is it a dastardly,
>  underhanded act, and goes to show the mentality of the actor.
> 	This time, a poison pill that rendered the package unusable
>  sufficed. If there are no consequences, and if the respsonse from us
>  is not satisfactory, what happens then?
> 	How can we inflame users of Debian's arrogance in not
>  listening to me? Perhaps a little rm -rf would make Debian listen?
> 	It is the pathology of the mind set, folks; anyone whose
>  first action towards remediation is to harm end users to coerce a
>  distribution to break it's policy should never be trusted.

Let's judge the offence at hand and not speculate about the perpetrators
mind set and the possible future much worse offenses resulting from that.

This sounds *way* to much like "Sure he wasn't guilty of /that/, but I'm
estaaablishing a pettern of behaaaviour here, y'r honor". 



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