jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Thu Nov 3 14:14:19 PST 2005
> On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > I point out that removing beastie was not the point of the exercise
> > (contrary to Ted's paranoid fantasies of a right-wing Christian
> > fundamentalist cabal dictating policy to the core team).
> In point of fact, the "logo" idea started right here when
> a right-wing Christian fundamentalist complain that people
> at his church were worried about Beastie on their computers.
> (I have that archived in case you are inclined to try to
> deny it.)
You must be a newbie.
The logo argument has been going on for years.
There have been suggestions about getting a new logo,
both to thwart the religious bigots and to "be more professional"
for a long time before that particular person worried about his/her
There have been good reasons and bad reasons argued and good ideas
and bad ideas put forth for a long time.
> These are exactly the same people who will support the
> Department of Homeland Security when it decides that everyone
> must use one the "approved" (i.e. big commercial) operating
> systems because of 9-11.
Some of them. And some are not. Your brush is so wide, it can't
help but dripping back on yourself.
> When you start caving to such people, there is no stopping.
> Lars Eighner
> eighner at io.com
> 8800 N IH35 APT 1191 AUSTIN TX 78753-5266
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