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Re: mutt concentration camp (was Re: Neomutt packages available)



hi

On 06/24/2016 05:32 PM, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:59:00PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
>> * Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org>, 2016-06-24, 09:05:
>>>> I am suggesting that I remember what happened with mutt-kz.
>>> I have no idea what you are referring to here, but it reminds me to say
>>> that I think the name "mutt-kz" is a NO-GO. I know it's from the authors
>>> initials, but… to me it sounds like "mutt-hitler" or probably worse.
>>
>> Send complaints to Karel's parents...
>>
>> Every other two-letter sequence is going to mean something dreadful in some
>> language. For example, millions[0] of Poles are offended when you talk about
>> UBSan[1], or MO[2] files, or the .SS macro.
> 
> These, like mutt-kz, are pure coincidences.  For the original argument to
> hold any water, you'd need to find an _intentional_ example.
no you don't. you can also be thoughtful of the feelings of users if its
just a coincidence. see for example the discussion about the file ending
'bro' https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=366559#c157

cheers,
-- 
muri

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