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On Thursday 13 February 2003 07:19 am, John Allen wrote:
> On Thursday 13 February 2003 12:00, et wrote:
> > > 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.
> You are probably correct (in respect to the vote), and if Unix/Linux had
> remained the sole province of Unix geeks (like us on this list) then it
> probably wouldn't matter very much; but I bet that Mandrake is hoping to
> sell to the general consumer, and corporations as well, after all they
> probably don't have a hope in hell of selling to most of us on *this* list.

Why do you claim that Mandrake does not have a hope of selling to most of the 
people on this list?

Sascha Noyes
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