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

On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 04:27:25PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> >> If our goal is to advance the cause of a Free operating system, then why
> >> should we be including, in our OPERATING SYSTEM, images that serve no
> >> useful purpose, and instead alienate millions or billions of people
> >> worldwide?  How does this advance our stated priorities: our users and
> >> Free Software?  Does anyone seriously think that we are being a
> >> disservice to users because we don't have porn integrated into the

No, but how usefull something is user specific.

> >> operating system?  Does anyone seriously think that including these
> >> particular images would be such an overwhelming benefit?

No, but this also the case with other stuff. As already said, what
someone considers usefull, might not be usefull to others.

> > I agree with this and is why I was suggesting that someone draft up some

"someone": This sounds like some global arbiter;-))

> > language which outlines, for the benefit of our users, things they're
> > not likely to find in Debian.  I suppose that might end up being too
> > difficult but I think it'd be good to have some criteria for packages to
> > pass in order to be accepted which includes issues like these and is
> > clear enough that our users understand it.

As long as it is according to the DFSG and someone maintains is, it
should be ok. If nobody uses, it will die (natural selection).

> I also agree with this, and think your proposal would be very useful.
> I don't think the package in question furthers our production of a
> free software operating system in any way.

That's your personal opinion. Although everyone can have his/her
opinion, nobody should judge what is good for others. Of course, this
is also my opinion;-)

> Roger Leigh


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