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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 00/15] Zero ****s, hugload of hugs <3
[ Cleared out the Cc list to something more reasonable ]

On Fri, 30 Nov 2018 20:45:57 +0000
Abuse <> wrote:

> On Friday, 30 November 2018 20:42:28 GMT David Miller wrote:
> > From: Abuse <>
> > Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 20:39:01 +0000
> >
> > > I assume I will now be barred.
> >
> > Perhaps, but not because you said fuck. It would be because you're
> > intentionally creating a disturbance on the list and making it more
> > difficult for developers to get their work done and intentionally
> > creating a distraction and a hostile environment for the discussion at
> > hand.
> >
> > That would not be censorship.
> >
> > There is a big difference.
> >
> I would beg to differ, as would calling the removal of the word 'Fuck' censorship.

Technically that is censorship. The only reason to remove the word is
because some people find it unnecessary, where as other people find it

Removing language people find unnecessary or offensive is censorship.

That said. I don't always find censorship a bad thing. Removing
language that was an attack to someone's race, religion, sexuality, is
also censorship. But I'm fine with that kind of censorship. Censoring
words that someone simply finds distasteful, I honestly don't really
care, because some people find "heck" distasteful too.

I would also agree with you that David blocking you for creating a
disturbance is also censorship. But that's also a kind of censorship I
would prefer to have. (Blocking spam is censorship too).

-- Steve

> It's a word I find is totally unnecessary in normal public usage.

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