Re: Gnome-Media 2.2.0 "No War On Iraq" released

On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 10:35, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> On 27 Jan 2003, Jason A. Pfeil wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-01-25 at 09:05, iain wrote:
> > [...snip...]
> > > Headline: Gnome-Media 2.2.0 "No War On Iraq" Released.
> > > Unrelated Websites:
> > >                   :
> > [...snip...]
> > 
> > Yes, the release codenames in the past have been cute.  This, however,
> > is going WAY out of bounds.  This is an announcement about a piece of
> > software, not a mailing list of people who share your socio-political
> > viewpoint.  Please do not use this list as a political soapbox, as this
> > is not the target of this list and you will likely generate off-topic
> > flamewars.
> Hm, it is just a release name, and some links, so nothing obtrusive.
> I don't see iain using the list as a political soapbox, and I don't feel 
> it was being used as such.  What I mean is, your reaction to it is far 
> more obvious as a socio-political viewpoint.

Unfortunately, that is not a valid assumption.  I may be pro-war or I
may be anti-war.  I, however, do not feel that one side should put such
a potentially incendiary viewpoint, which btw is off-topic, in their
posts, regardless of whether or not I agree with the viewpoint.


> Thomas
Jason A. Pfeil                        pfeil 10East com
Senior Open Systems Engineer
10East, Inc.                          (904)220-DOCS

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