Re: You removed Weboob package over political reasons? Whole Internet laughs at you
- Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 00:39:08 +0300
- From: Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: You removed Weboob package over political reasons? Whole Internet laughs at you
On Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 04:27:31PM -0500, Default User wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2018, 15:47 Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 09:58:19AM -0500, Default User wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 24, 2018, 05:20 Ivan Ivanov <qmastery16@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > >
> > > > >500 comments at Slashdot, >200 at Phoronix and >1000 at linux org ru!
> > See
> > <rant skipped>
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Ivan Ivanov,
> > > > open source firmware developer
> > >
> > > How ridiculous that some pathetic questionable would spend their precious
> > > time on Earth censoring package names which contain the character string
> > > "boob".
> > What's more ridiculous:
> > - Allegedly 'removing' a package over its name (a hint - a package is
> > still a part of main archive)
> > - Trolling about it at debian-user, with main argument being the
> > 'publicity' of incident (and it's not even a Friday!)
> > - Naming a software in such juvenile way in the first place (in this
> > case the name is only the beginning, just look at the source)
> > - Discussing such software or its removal at debian-user (a hint -
> > there's debian-ctte for this)
> "First, the came for those advocating free speech . . . "
First, it's "they came". And no, the original did not mention "free
speech", it was and it is about people.
Second, a "free speech" concept is about censorship imposed by
And third, there's a language that belongs to the streets, and a
language that belongs to the office.