i ask you to remove that game which it calls "*ver god"

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Jul 10 15:07:42 BST 2009


On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 06:47:51 +0200 Stefan Lesicnik <stefan at lsd.co.za> wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:26 PM,
>Siegfried-Angel<siggi.gevatter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/7/9 Dustin Kirkland <dustin.kirkland at gmail.com>:
>>> See the attached patch, which fixes 8 "offensive" references.  Would
>>> this simple solution allay the concerned parties?
>>
>> I oppose to this patch as it is not only censoring the application but
>> making it lose meaning ("got Mode!"? What "Mode" have you got?).
>
>The patch is 'god' as opposed to 'God'. (ie. 'god mode').  While I
>agree totally with Dustin re not caring, this patch does seem like a
>sane solution that will just make those that care happy (maybe), and
>those that dont care, well who cares.
>
>The only thing I guess we need to worry about is precedent, as we
>don't want to go through the whole archive changing stuff to suit
>individual people or groups. Although, like removals this would be
>done on a case by case / bug report basis. Even better if the offended
>party would provide the patch.
>
>> If the game is offensive to him, nobody is denying him the right to
>> remove it from him system (or not installing it at all).
>
>yes, I see this point of view also :)
>
>How often does an issue of this nature arise?
>
I understand this is the first time for something not installed by default.

Scott K



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