2012/5/29 Michael Schumacher <schum...@gmx.de>:
>> Von: Alexandre Prokoudine <alexandre.prokoud...@gmail.com>
>> On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Roman Joost wrote:
>> > There is currently a proposal to change the heading of the 'Pimp my
>> > GIMP' section to something less controversal, as it may put off people
>> > with it's political incorrectness ("pimp").
>> > I know that GIMP as well already gets people into arguments, but I think
>> > changing it to "Improve my GIMP" or something similar will simply
>> > increase the acceptance of the manual and lower the possibility for
>> > people feeling offended.
>> "Customizing GIMP". Boring, but delivers the message.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pimp_My_Ride is probably the insiration for the
> title. Interestingly, the Wikipedia article lists no controversies about
> their use of that title (only legal threats by Viacom against other
> businesses using the "Pimp my..." slogan).
I don't see any issues with the current title. In spanish should be
translated as "Tunea mi GIMP", and I guess other languages can have a
word for "pimp" or its synonyms (tune, improve).
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