Ubuntu Satanic Edition Banned from Distrowatch
Posted by EVA-00 on 22 October 2008 17:32
Kabar buruk datang dari salah satu distro favorite saya yaitu distro Ubuntu Satanic Edition, kabarnya distro tersebut di banned dari Distrowatch salah satu situs yg selama ini mengamati jumlah pengguna semua distro linux di seluruh dunia. Pihak Ubuntu SE mengirimkan email kepada Ladislav Bodnar yang memaintance situs tersebut dan pesan inilah yg dibalas olehnya.



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Kabar buruk datang dari salah satu distro favorite saya yaitu distro Ubuntu Satanic Edition, kabarnya distro tersebut di banned dari Distrowatch salah satu situs yg selama ini mengamati jumlah pengguna semua distro linux di seluruh dunia. Pihak Ubuntu SE mengirimkan email kepada Ladislav Bodnar yang memaintance situs tersebut dan pesan inilah yg dibalas olehnya yang saya kutip dari situs ubuntu satanic edition .

There is no way I am going to add this distro to DistroWatch. Two reasons:

“1. I don’t consider the name “Satanic edition” as an appropriate name for a Linux distribution. Believe me, there are many very sensitive people visiting DistroWatch who would be offended by the name of your distro. There is a line between what is and what isn’t an appropriate name for a software product and I believe that you’ve crossed that line.

2. Ubuntu is a registered trademark of Canonical. You need to show me an official permission from Canonical that grants you the use of the word Ubuntu in your product’s name.

Regards,
Ladislav”

When we’d got up off the floor, we send the following response:

“Woah!

What about Muslim and Christian editions?! It seems that your worries about trademark infringement and offensive material don’t stop you from including those.

I thought Distrowatch was supost to be a list of Linux distributions. Surely it your purpose is to reflect the world of Linux and not dictate it.”

Mungkin ketika 'hell freezes over' distro ini baru bisa masuk kedalam daftar distrowatch :P.

Sumber : http://ubuntusatanic.org