On Wednesday 12 February 2003 09:41 am, Vincent Meyer, MD wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 February 2003 09:19 am, Götz Waschk wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, 12. Februar 2003, 15:05:58 Uhr MET, schrieb Pascal Terjan:
> > > Someone already wanted hot-babe to be removed from PLF because it
> > > made it "unprofessional" :) Difference is PLF doesn't care about
> > > being unproffesionnal or offensive. If people don't want to use PLF
> > > because of that, great, mirrors will be faster.
> >
> > I also want Mandrake to gain on user share which means it has to be
> > somehow professional.
> >
> > > But I agree that's not a solution, else we'll soon have more packages
> > > in PLF than in regular mdk... Did someone already complain about BitchX
> > > ?
> >
> > That's the question: who should set the standards? Should we use the
> > most restrictive morale (that would be Saudi Arabian at the moment) as
> > the standard of what can be part of the distribution and what not?
>
> I'll bet that until it was brought up NOBODY remembered that this was in
> the man pages.  It's been there since 1987 - not exactly a recent addition.
>  I'll bet that if this really WAS an issue, that it would have come up
> sometime in the last 14 years - and as far as I've been able to find it
> hasn't.
>
> There are always going to be things in the world that SOMEONE finds
> offensive.
>
> My vote - if this ever came to a vote - would be to leave the man page
> package alone.
>
> Question for people who run other distributions and UNIX versions - is this
> man page included in them? or have other distros deleted the "offensive"
> material?
>
> Just my $0.02
>
> Vinny
it was NOT included (or at least did not install) with the 9.0 MDK powerpack 
or download (GPL) editions. 


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