who wrote this

Marian Hettwer mh at kernel32.de
Mon Nov 26 09:52:37 PST 2007

On Mon, 26 Nov 2007 17:51:13 +0100, Dominic Fandrey <LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de> wrote:
> eBoundHost: Artur wrote:
>> 2) That's the thing, banning hitlers name is not at all what i'm trying
>> to do.  I think we should keep his quotes in the database of quotes, if
>> that's what the community thinks is appropriate.  What I'm suggesting is
>> that we remove his name from the website:
>> (http://www.freebsd.org/internal/fortunes.html) because it seems to
>> innapropriately focus the attention away from the program (Fortune) and
>> unecessarily makes the FreeBSD community seem like a bunch of
>> insensitive jerks because we seemingly condone hitlers sayings.
>> ...
> Quote from the linked website:
>> If an entry offends more than a couple of FreeBSD committers and does
> not
>> contain any objective poignant historical reference, the entry should be
> in
>> the offensive file.
> I'm not a freebsd committer, but I do feel offended by Hitler quotes
> (being
> German that is understandable, I think). And it's unthinkable for me to
> put
> anything he said anywhere else but into offensive.
> Just by being his words a quote is put into an offensive (and not amusing)
> context.

I do agree with this statement above!
Besides I wouldn't like to see the name Hitler on freebsd's website. It just doesn't belong there. Especially when the website is saying, that the quotes are not offensive.
Please remove that entry, at least.


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