Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor
Quoting Fernanda Giroleti Weiden (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Hi all,
> I read all the thread and I noted you are forgeting a main problem about
> this package. In my point of view:
> First of all, it's a sexist package, sure. Putting a program on Debian
> in which you have pictures of nude women is VERY agressive to the most
> women. Yes, it's agressive to me.
As already written in -women, this is the point which saddens me the
most in this thread. I'm really disappointed by seeing most
contributors just not realize why this package, as proposed, is likely
to hurt the feelings of several women (probably not all, I don't know)
as well as, indirectly or not, some men.
I have indeed no intention for objection this package in any
matter. I'd just hope that the maintainer proposing it realizes that,
though he personnally doesn't think so, his work may hurt some people.
Legal nitpicking is another issue, which I personnally do not consider
the most important one, indeed.
The package is currently sexist, in my opinion. I just hope that
saying this loud enough will make the maintainers change their
mind. If it does not, well the result will be another sexist thing in
I someday wish I had an opportunity to talk of this with Bruno
Bellamy, by the way (the artist whose drawings are used in this
package). His artwork (and good work) is widely used in the free software
community in France and (personal opinion, still) may sometime ring
this bell of sexism.