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Re: Question regarding 'offensive' material

On 17/06/2005 Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 04:25:43PM +0200, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> > On 15/06/2005 Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > > Unfortunately people that are easily offended will always exist, even by
> > > simple human body parts displayed in a very abstract manner (more abstract
> > > than the pictures in any sexual education book). So we have to do
> > > something about it, because it's a given. I was thinking that maybe
> > > debtags would provide a solution. You can invent a tag "contains remote
> > > references to natural reproduction" and anyone can use that to filter out
> > > unwanted packages.
> > 
> > the problem is, that most of these sexual pictures or whatsoever are
> > created and even provided because they're offending. maybe not to offend
> > somebody directly, but rather because offending material is that popular.
> That's simply another way to say that "the group of people who are
> offended is a minority".

even if the group where the material is popular is a minority itself?
most minorities are a majority in particular communities.
white men for example are a minority on earth, but a majority in the
open source world.


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