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Re: [OT] Re: Changes in formal naming for NetBSD porting effort(s)



On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 05:33:22PM -0800, Adam McKenna wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 12:37:26PM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > Tom, your statements don't frighten me.  I am merely pointing out that the 
> > vast majority of Christians will find them extremely offensive.  If you did 
> > not hate Christians so much then you would not be raising such issues on this 
> > list.
> > 
> > PS  Why don't you sign your messages with your real name Tom Ballard?
> 
> Speaking as a recovering Catholic, I don't think that Christians will find
> the names "offensive", however they may give some people the wrong idea about
> Debian (namely, that it is run by satanists or something).
> 
> In general, I think a good rule of thumb is that anything that needs to be
> explained shouldn't be used as a name.  (Or at least not a high-profile
> name.)

Woo. First time I've heard any of the BSD stuff called high profile (even
implicitly). I know, I know...
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Joel Baker <fenton@debian.org>                                        ,''`.
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