"Professionalism" syntax

Kyrre Ness Sjobak kyrre at solution-forge.net
Fri Nov 12 15:33:44 UTC 2004

fre, 12.11.2004 kl. 15.32 skrev seth vidal:
> On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 09:30 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 06:12:45AM -0800, Wally Wilson wrote:
> > > The best idea so far, is to divide the screensavers into three packages.
> > 
> > Honestly, I don't see any point in the "third" package. The FC3 "sanitize"
> > really ought to be plenty. And I see no compelling reason to put those
> > things _back_ -- if you really need screensavers that sometimes say "penis"
> > or "boobies", rebuild the package.
> > 
> What about when the crazies continue to take their toll?
> Should the word 'breast' be removed? How about 'atheist'? Is 'liberal' a
> dirty word, too?
> No. Don't censor yourself b/c some people are too afraid to deal with a
> little discomfort. Let them rebuild the package if they want to remove
> something _they_ think is offensive.
> this is ridiculous.
> -sv

I understand your point (and i have no problems with it *myself*), but
if my manager came to me complaining about "hey! That new Linux-thingy,
you installed, it popped up "penis" on my projector, while i was
presenting our might-be new customers a new product!" and i never even
had thought of the posibility - i would have been bloody damn embarassed
and angry.

Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
Atheist, liberal, and socialist.

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