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Re: Proposed change of offensive packages to -offensive


On 22/11/17 12:32, Ian Jackson wrote:
> So to be concrete, how about this:
>   N. Packages with potentially offensive content
>   As a maintainer you should make a judgement about whether the
>   contents of a package is appropriate to include, whether it needs
>   any kind of content warning, and whether some parts should be split
>   out into a separate package (so that users who want to avoid certain
>   parts can do so).  In making these decisions you should take into
>   account the project's views as expressed in our Diversity Statement.
>   If you split out (potentially) offensive or disturbing material into
>   a separate package, you should usually mark this in the package name
>   by adding "-offensive".  For example, "cowsay" vs
>   "cowsay-offensive".  In this situation the "-offensive" package can
>   be Suggested by the core package(s), but should not be Recommended
>   or Depended on, so that it is not installed by default.
> This is hopefully vague enough that everyone can agree it ?



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