Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 02:14:19 -0500, William Ballard wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 08:03:43AM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
>> So, if I understand this right, it's ok for Debian when the distribution can
>> be used for building WMD and killing people, but it's not ok to have a
>> package in Debian that displays a naked person?
> Debian can be used to draw picture of naked people.
> My specific concern of this is what it will make people new to
> the concept of Linux think.
> A secondary concern is the one Ron Johnson expressed, this opening
> the floodgates to a bunch of political rants being submitted as
> packages. Given the temperament of the people involved, that's the
> most likely risk.
> A tertiary concern is what happens if somebody submits a strip-poker
> package. Then a "porn-of-the-month viewer."
Of course, gdesklets already includes a hottieofthehour display (which has
never actually worked for me, along w/ half of the other broken gdesklets;
maybe it's just lacking hotties). The only difference I can see is that
this comes w/ hotties (an artists rendition of one, anyways).
The program itself is simply a cpu monitor; you can swap out images in the
package and have it display pictures of guys, turtles, or the US dropping
napalm on your favorite third world country.