Could you stop the AC bashing, please!

Matthias Benkmann matthias at winterdrache.de
Mon Feb 24 05:48:53 PST 2003


On Sun, 23 Feb 2003 16:57:01 -0700 Gerard Beekmans
<gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> > b) I would like "pure LFS" to be renamed to an unambiguously technical
> > name without "moral dimensions".
> 
> Maybe you can explain (again) the moral dimensions you are talking
> about. We can all agree that the current toolchain installation is
> flawed and not perfect. I've always interpreted the 'pure' in "pure lfs"
> as the opposite of unclean/contaminated which to me is an acurate way of
> describing the current book's installation process. 

The word "pure" is often used in a context of intolerance, hate, racism
and discrimination, e.g. "pure Aryan". It also strongly reminds me of the
Scientology word "Clear".

MSB

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