Re: Concern about racism and sexism in Supertuxkart 0.9
> On May 3, 2015, at 2:18 PM, Miriam Ruiz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I haven't talked with upstream myself (and I don't really have plans
> to do so), but I've seen some IRC logs and I don't have the feeling
> that they might be very sensitive to these issues. In fact, I see a
> potential problem that they might take it personal if we decide to
> patch those sexualized images out, and maybe even respond by going
> further along those lines.
I agree that talking to upstream is unlikely to help. If they thought replacing a neutral character with Sara was a good idea then they are not likely to see any issues with Sara. They like her and want her in the game. I think they will continue to head more in this direction no matter what any of us might say. They are altering the basic nature of the game from a children's game to a teen or adult male game, they are doing so deliberately, and if a fork to preserve the children's nature of the game is not possible then the game should not be included in Debian anymore.