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

On Sun, 2004-12-05 at 15:07 +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 08:45:56AM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > On 05-Dec-04, 04:55 (CST), James Foster <jamesfoster@gmail.com> wrote: 
> > > 
> > > There's no excuse for censorship, ever.
> > > 
> > 
> > Okay everybody, repeat after me: Choosing not to distribute a given
> > package is NOT censorship.
> And telling somebody else that they can't distribute a given package
> IS censorship.
> You evidently have chosen not to do it. That's not censorship. You're
> presumably also trying to tell somebody else not to do it. That's
> censorship.

Then the DFSG is censorship, and newspaper editors are censors.

Be real, man.  Steve Greenland said it perfectly: "Choosing not 
to distribute a given package is NOT censorship.  ...  This is not
a subtle difference."

Besides, there are ways to put hot-babe in main, without running
afoul of various laws: region-specific jigdo files.  Net installer
ISOs fulfill the same goal.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

NAMBLA - Nat'l Assoc of Marlon Brando Look-Alikes (Yes, it's a
South Park reference.)

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