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Re: Resignation

* Alastair McKinstry:

> As was pointed out elsewhere on the list, there are a bunch of
> programs that include flags, and lists of countries, within
> Debian. This could be refactored into a single collection
> (in a single directory).

We could remove those flags alltogether.

Microsoft once had a similar problem with the time zone selection
dialog.  It showed the borders of time zones, which some times matched
borders of countries.  Fierce discussions resulted because some of
those borders were disputed.  As a result, Microsoft changed the
dialogue not to indicate the borders.

As far as I know, Microsoft products do not display any flags (maybe
some flags are shipped as clip-art, though).  Perhaps this is a wise

Current mail filters: many dial-up/DSL/cable modem hosts, and the
following domains: atlas.cz, bigpond.com, di-ve.com, hotmail.com,
jumpy.it, libero.it, netscape.net, postino.it, simplesnet.pt,
tiscali.co.uk, tiscali.cz, tiscali.it, voila.fr, yahoo.com.

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