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Re: Package Maintainers Flags policy



On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 03:16:32PM +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:

> I use the educational suite GCompris with my 2-year old daughter, which  
> I really enjoy doing. The configuration menu uses flag countries to let  
> you select the language of the various games. A French flag for French,  
> a Portugal flag for portuguese, even a Catalan flag for people from  
> Barcelona. Now the burden is on the packager to figure out how to patch  
> the application to work without the images (tough sell to get upstream  
> help on this).

There isn't a 1:1 mapping between flags and languages, and arguably an 
educational suite should be avoiding encouraging that confusion in 
children.

> If you agree to the absurdity of the broad effects caused by the policy  
> you voted for, you need to resign from FeSCo immediately.

Please keep the conversation civil.

-- 
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 srcf ucam org


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