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Re: gnaughty is a hot babe



On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Simo Sorce <ssorce redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-05-29 at 10:20 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 11:05:01AM +0300, Muayyad AlSadi wrote:
>> > in case you have accepted to put such packages in the repo
>> >
>> > please maintain a wiki page listing all of them so that we can add
>> > exclude for all of them in
>> > fedora .repo files
>> >
>> > sorry, but our users trust us [in ojuba.org spin] to provide packages
>> > that respect our family values and moralities
>>
>> IMHO it is not Fedora's job to  define family values & moralities.
>> Such morals/values will vary all around the world, such that no
>> single list Fedora makes would be satisfactory. If a derived spin
>> wants to define a set of morals & values then the burden should be
>> on them to maintain the list of packages that don't comply, not
>> Fedora.
>
> Let's also add the morality is the prime excuse for censorship in many
> countries. I can't count the amount of clearly censor-grade legislation
> has passed recently in just the western hemisphere with just the
> *excuse* of "defending children"* where in some cases stuff related to
> children was not even named in the text of the law, or if it were it was
> clearly preposterous and only there to justify the whole set of rules.
> Let alone countless other moral or religious precepts.
>
> That said, if there are clearly identifiable class of programs that may
> be deemed offensive by a large set of people (and *not* governments),
> then it would be sensible to mark them so that people can consciously
> and *individually* decide to (not) install/remove them or use spins that
> explicitly exclude/include them.
>
> Simo.
>
>
>
> * Of course I am all for defending children, but totally against using a
> highly sensible topic to shove in legislation that has nothing to do
> with protection them and all to do with censorship and control.

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