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Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor

On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 07:53:41 +0100, Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> said: 

> Quoting Fernanda Giroleti Weiden (fernanda@softwarelivre.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.

	Packages can hurt feelings, yes. vi hurts mine. The bible
 hurts other peoples. purity-off also hurt a lot of peoples
 feelings. Can't please everyone.  There are over 15k packages in
 debian. Some of them surely hurt the sensibilities of a lot of

	Get over it. I have had to.

> 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.

	That would solve matters, yes.

Just when you thought you were winning the rat race, along comes a
faster rat!!
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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