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Re: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 10:42:09AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Thomas Goirand
> > +1 for keeping the name which is funny
> No, it's not.  It's offensive to those of us who spend time on making
> systemd integration in Debian be as good as possible.

It's also offensive to those who think it's possible to work
constructively together even when disagreeing on some things, and who
would like to see a welcoming atmosphere in Debian. The attitude
expressed in the systemd-must-die package name is bad for Debian,
whether you're for or against or neutral about systemd.

When a project the size of Debian makes a decision on a controversial
subject, it is natural, and expected, that there is vigorous debate
about the topic before a decision is reached. After that, however, if
the debate continues, or members of Debian keep trying to fight the
decision, or keep bringing it up over and over again, it hurts the
ability of the project to continue working. If every decision we make
needs to be re-discussed at the whim of any one disgruntled individual
for years to come, nobody's going to have fun.

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