Quoting Justin B Rye (firstname.lastname@example.org): > The problem with this is that it doesn't make it clear what the > alternative is. Could we perhaps turn it around and make "yes" mean > "delete it" (but keep "no" as the default)? Agreed. I adapted the part of the patch that goes in debian/postinst. > Let's use the right ASCII substitute for ®... > > Quite apart from being a mild taboo word, "bastard" can't legitimately > be used as a gradable adjective - in fact most dictionaries say it's > just a modifying noun (you can't say "my sword is too bastard", for > instance). Replace "as bastard as possible" and "most bastard" with > something simpler from the upstream website: > > Bastet ("bastard Tetris") is a free clone of Tetris(R) which tries to > compute how useful blocks are and gives you the worst possible brick. And all this is adopted, too. > > * * * > Inevitable Why-The-Name Appendix: > Obviously, it's sacred to the Ancient Egyptian cat-goddess. Yep, I was thinking that "bastet" was the reference to that goddess, indeed (but I name my servers from Egyptian Gods at work and from Pharaohs at home....so I'm maybe influenced in some way).
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