: Whilst I am a Debian Developer, I
agree with some [but not all] of the comments made in that
It is wrong to make changes to previous changelog entries..
it is just wrong.
However, it is my feeling that the initial bug reporter has
a point - but primarily, it is my belief that the use of
profanity [a general definition, don't bother quoting
dictionary output at me] just makes the particular user look
Debian is a volunteer organisation. And although it
hurts to admit it, there will be people who do not present
professionally. I do my part, and I try to look mildly
professional in what I do, but not everyone does. Thats fine
- you cannot force things like that apon volunteers.
This is the same kind of issue as I saw crop up on
which was withdrawn..
again, the people who do all the work are volunteers. If
they were paid, they would have to act responsibly, but they
arent, and you have to take a bit of the bad with that as