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RE: Obscene Content Tiebreaker
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 21:22:26 -0600
- Subject: RE: Obscene Content Tiebreaker
William R. Knox:
> Has anyone who is concerned about this read some of the,
> shall we say, less than pure comments that developers will on
> occasion put into comments in their code?
I once submitted a patch to Setup that contained a comment to the effect of:
"...and people in Hell want icewater"
The comment was rejected on the grounds that it might offend someone. While
to this day I can't imagine how that could get anybody's panties in a bind,
it was a legitimate concern and a legitimate rejection.
> If you don't like the fortunes, don't install them. Now, can
> we please drop this? PLEASE?
Why? If you don't like these posts, don't read them.
Gary R. Van Sickle
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