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Re: ITP: vigra -- Generic Computer Vision Algorithms

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 01:29:51AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 04:41:45PM -0400, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> > >>>>> "OE" == Oliver Elphick <olly@lfix.co.uk> writes:
> > 
> >     >> Package name : vigra
> > 
> >     OE> Perhaps you could find a different package name?
> > 
> >     OE> Your mail almost got dumped in my spam file by reflex, because
> >     OE> of its close similarity to a certain product which I won't
> >     OE> spell out for fear of triggering spam traps.
> > 
> > When we can't use the word "Viagra" in normal conversation, the
> > spammers have already won.
> Let them win, I don't care. This is not a race.
> Do you actually *need* to use that word?

You know, that's what the censorship-proponents (no, I'm NOT saying that
you are a censorship-proponent) say about works like fuck as well.  Yes,
there are sometimes reasons to use words like Viagra (say, for making a
joke) and fuck (after all, it's something most people do, even those who
fine others $5000 for saying the word on the radio...  Eric Idle's
FCCSong rules!)

Regards: David Weinehall
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