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Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"

From: Carl Brewer <carl_at_bl.echidna.id.au>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:29:00 +1000

On 12/08/2013 6:01 PM, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> Am 12.08.2013 03:24, schrieb Bill George:
>> This is to prevent confusion to non-technical people who could
>> mistake the meaning of the name and associate it to negative activity
>> like hacking or stealing. Just a thought and suggestion that could
>> have far reaching implications.
>
> There is nothing negative when it comes to subverting injustice. There
> isn't anything inherently negative to hacking either. And stealing can
> as well be committed by shirt'n'tie people and without breaking any law.
> I'm not at all convinced by your arguments.
>
>
>> Please consider this.
>
> Please consider standing up against injustice and stupidity instead.

We're not going to change the "root" user either.
Received on 2013-08-12 14:29:48 CEST

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