[linux-elitists] The B Word, the P Word

Greg KH greg@wirex.com
Tue Jul 11 09:05:02 PDT 2000

On Tue, Jul 11, 2000 at 12:53:08AM -0700, Ben Woodard wrote:
> > >>>>> "Don" == Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> writes:
> > 
> >     Don> Caldera won't say the "B" word: http://lwn.net/daily/cald-ircBX.php3
> > 
> > You know, that level of prudery is jush laughable.  Caldera sure ain't
> > a bitchin' distro.
> If you are going to censor at that level you need to at have some fun
> with it. Call the software BirchX or BetchX (as in Bet-cha).

Or at least have a sense of humor about it.

For instance, in the helix code distribution of Pan, their src.rpm
includes a patch called:

which does nothing but change the text on the About screen from 
saying "Pimp Ass Newsreader" to "A newsreader for GNOME".

greg k-h


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