So, just to make certain, the fact that a library was called, e.g., libeaner, would not be an objection
to it being packaged at all, or to the package name itself being libeaner, or anything
like that? (Wikipedia tells me that Beaner/Beano is an offensive name for an Hispanic
person.) The question assumes that the upstream had deliberately chosen the name
for this meaning, that it wasn't an accidental match, as in debugger or manuscript.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason L Tibbitts III" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Anne Mulhern" <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Thursday, June 9, 2016 3:11:53 PM
> Subject: [Fedora-packaging] Re: Does FPC have any policy about packaging when the upstream have chosen a deliberately
> offensive name for their application/library?
> The complete naming policy is viewable at
> There's nothing there about offensive package names.
> And feel free to type 'dnf search fuck' to see existing examples of what
> overly sensitive people might see as offensive package names. We even
> have a "Do What The Fuck You Want To Public License" (WTFPL) though for
> some reason https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing:Main obscures the
> word "Fuck".
> - J<
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