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Re: Bug#775436: ITP: xlennart -- An XBill fork but with Lennart and SystenD instead of Bill and Wingdows

On 16/01/15 08:15 AM, Stephan Seitz wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 07:32:41AM +1100, Riley Baird wrote:
>> (Also, in any case, don't you think that this game is going a little too
>> far? It's fine to be opposed to systemd, but don't do to Lennart
> Well, do you see a difference to the original game with Bill Gates?

Do you honestly not see the difference between poking fun at an upstream
that is at the center of an ongoing controversy vs. poking fun at a

I personally don't care for the satire in this case and don't think it's
constructive for the project. Is it worth the expenditure of project
resources, even if ever so small, to allow a "joke package" (and a bad
joke, at that, and hopefully one with limited shelf life), which throws
oil on the fire? Where does it stop? A separate x<nameofsatiricaltarget>
package per person whom some subset of users holds accountable for
"ruining Linux"? How does this package make Debian better?
I'd also object on the technical grounds that we already have xbill and
the changes in xlennart don't truly justify a fork.


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