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Re: The Big ACL Opening



On Sat October 18 2008, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le samedi 18 octobre 2008 à 08:55 +0200, Till Maas a écrit :
> > On Sat October 18 2008, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > I fully understand that not everyone is aware of this connection,
> > > especially outside of Germany. But uh, in Germany it is very obvious.
> >
> > I live in Germany and am a native speaker, but for me this is not very
> > obvious. I also doubt, that anyone I know would think about someone
> > within Fedora beeing a nazi oder inhuman, because of the groupname
> > uberpackager.
>
> I don't live in Germany and I'm not a native speaker but I also never
> was comfortable with über for the aforementionned historical reasons. I
> just didn't feel pointing the issue would be well received if not done
> by a German himself.

I do not doubt, that there are people, who are not comfortable with "über", 
because Lennart already made this clear. But I doubt that it is very obvious. 
Using the Hitler salute is something, that is something, that is very 
obviously wrong for the people living in Germany.

Regards,
Till

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