Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activitymonitor
On Sun, 5 Dec 2004 15:55:27 +0000, Matthew Garrett
Hmm. Let it not be said that I don't respond in a fashion that
the responded is likely to understand.
> Or, putting it another way: failing to include this piece of code
> does Debian no demonstrable harm. Including it does. I know we have
> something of a reputation for preferring philosophical masturbation
> to actually doing the useful thing, but that shouldn't result in a
> several hundred post flamewar. What are you all, stupid or
No, moron, but you are. Let me try and express this in as few
polysyllabic words as I can.
Stupidly enough, you have committed the idiotic mistake of
assuming that everyone holds to your premises, that firstly,
tolerating intolerance is somehow a good thing -- why should it be is
Secondly, that giving in to the intolerant bigots is not going
to hurt Debian -- it is going to hurt its reputation in enlightened
circles, people who are against narrow minded bigotry, and wo
recognize art --- even if Bruno Bellamy is not on their own preferred
artists of the century list.
Not permitting this package would be an indication that Debian
has been overrun by art hating, narrow minded, right wing bigoted
censors who are pursuing their agenda of imposing narrow minded so
called morality on the rest of society.
An, in case you do not get it, that is a bad thing.
"I will make no bargains with terrorist hardware." Peter da Silva
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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