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

On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 08:38:10 -0600, John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> said: 

> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 03:05:53AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> > But the nudy cartoons would, especially in the hand of a minor.
>> As far as I know, we are not selling to minors. There are

> Then you are extremely out of touch.

	Debian does not sell anything.  Some people do; and perhaps
 they should be told that there is already content in Debian that is
 not suitable for children without parental guidance. And more may

> I believe we have minors as developers.  I was a minor when I first
> joined as a developer, at any rate, and I have personally given
> copies of Debian to many minors that have installed and run it
> successfully.  And I know that I am not alone in that.

	Now you ought to know better.

>> tings in Debian already that may not be suitable material for
>> minors in the first place.

> Saying "we're already doing this" is completely irrelevant to the
> question "is it right".

	Hobbling a OS to fit the requirements of the lowest common
 denominator is worse. Hobbling a project that could provide value for
 adults to meet the needs of unsupervised children is also a shame.

Uh-oh!!  I'm having TOO MUCH FUN!!
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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