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Re: Fw: Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor

On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 01:27:02PM -0200, Fernanda Giroleti Weiden wrote:
> One way of fixing this specific problem is creating a way to choose
> between pictures of women or men on the program. Yes, why not have p0rn
> pictures of a man in the .deb package too? Is it possible to fix this
> sexism problem?

How is putting pictured naked guys in a package making it any less
offensive and sexist?

What you're basically saying here, to me, is that it's not that you find
cartoons of boobs actually offensive, but that you feel slighted that your
particular kink isn't satisfied, and so therefore you're unhappy.  And
rather than just coming out and stating "I want hunky pecs and a meaty
schlong to look at" you want to couch the issue in terms of sexism,
offensiveness, degradation of women, etc.

If your intention is actually to remove images from main which tend to get
an awful lot of prudes annoyed (or rather stop them before they get in),
then just say so.  Don't try and make compromises of the sort you are making
here, because all you are actually doing here is seeking to *increase* the
amount of offensive (to some) material in Debian.

> We need to discuss this point and find a technical way of solving the
> first.

Don't look for technical solutions to social problems.  This is in *no*
*way* a technical problem.  Next you'll be asking for a technical solution
to the problem of where to go for dinner.

- Matt

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