On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 11:45:07AM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote: > Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > | We talked about whether a maintainer is entitled to > > | refuse after more than a year a bug and then you questioned the > > | importance of the bug by claiming that Debian is an English-speaking > > | project -- we dont care, we talk about Debian an OS here. > > No, I merely commented that it wasn't important to all non-english > > speakers. You replied by claiming that by my argument making GDM have > > French as it's default language would be just as sane. I countered > > that argument by explaining that the default language of the Debian > > project and thereby its tools is English, not French. You decided to > > quote a single line of an argumentation out of context; by doing such > > things you can get people to say more or less anything. > The fact that Debian is an English-speaking project is irrelevant. As > Debian is a distribution that claims to be universal, it should not > require users to understand English, at all. Even if currently it > does. Is it too late to amend that? Debian, the Universal Operating System, Except for Mathieu Roy the Annoying French Nationalist Troll Who Won't Shut Up On Debian-Devel. Sheesh. -- Steve Langasek postmodern programmer P.S.: Debian doesn't require users to understand English. Last I checked, the gdm package was not part of the base system.
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