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Re: inappropriate racist and other offensive material

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 11:16:19PM -0700, user list wrote:
> This will be a bit of a long message to bear with me. To keep your interest
> I will tell you straight off that this is not, I repeat NOT, a free speech
> issue. I will explain why below. 
> I first want to point out that the package maintainer is a whole lot more
> reasonable than most people on this thread.
> Practical:
> Let's just say that this is a free-speech issue. The point is that free-speech
> does not reach into institutions. If a racist statement were part of a program
> that communicated with other programs, it would not be allowed on any 
> US government machines. It would not be allowed on many corporate machines.


    I guess this means you're pulling the package "Bitchx" because,
    well, that package is offensive on it's face. 

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