Who do I send to get a package removed because of bad language.

Guido Grazioli guido.grazioli at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 01:28:17 UTC 2009

2009/10/17 Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>

> On Sat, 2009-10-17 at 01:09 +0200, Guido Grazioli wrote:
> > Is GPL really a way to freely censor a developer work, as in this
> > case?
> > If it were closed source, you wouldn't had the right to do that.
> >
> > That string is more stupid than offensive; and the escalation found
> There are people who find profanity genuinely offensive. Dealing with it
> is a matter of balance; it's obviously intolerable to try and ban it
> entirely, but I think it's an equally bad idea to try and argue that,
> because _you_ find the concept of bad language being offensive absurd,
> it's completely okay to use it entirely gratuitously when you have a
> reasonable chance of offending people who disagree.
> In other words, as others have said, since this use of profanity is
> entirely gratuitous - it's not necessary or valuable in any way
> whatsoever - it's a perfectly reasonable choice to patch it out.
I didnt say i find profanity not offensive; also, i strongly agree with your
point (*when* wouldnt profanity be considered gratuitous?).

My question was, would you call that patch a "bugfix", or  "enhancement"?
Or it is just like the beep over a bad word on tv, and by all means you can
do that thanks to gpl?

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