Re: No Flags "Policy"
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- To: GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: No Flags "Policy"
- Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2003 03:01:51 +1100
<quote who="mutek (Luca Cappelletti)">
> > The easy solution to these problems (because there are a lot of them) is to
> > simply not ship flags at all. This is not controversial or offensive. It is
> > not reactionary. It is a simple solution to a problem we can't control.
> At least we can ship the Occidentals (European, Americans...)flags and
> then trying to understand conflicts with other ones...
> Is it a possible solution?
I don't believe so; I think it's an all-or-nothing thing. If we ship some,
people will inevitably ask why theirs is not present, and be offended. Trust
me, if we shipped GNOME with a US flag, and without the Australian flag, I
would "rip someone a new arsehole", to use an Australian term. :-)
(Apologies for my bluntness.)
Come to gnome.conf.au 2004! http://www.gnome.org/~jdub/2004/gnome.conf.au/
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