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Re: blacklist -> blocklist in current

In article <>,
Kamil Rytarowski  <> wrote:
>Perpetuating this Western-centric stereotype in such renames is abusive
>to the white East people, that used to be on the black skin side of the
>human history (Slavic ethnicity has etymology in the word 'slave' - do
>you want to rename us?). Putting it into throats of the rest of the
>global East world is offensive. At least the renames won't take away the
>title of "the White Negroes of Europe" as given with brotherhood and
>respect by Jean-Jacques Dessalines to so called Polanders (and
>perpetuated in the Hayti constitution from 1805). The fact that
>Americans did not follow the Last Will of the founding father of United
>States Kosciuszko (Polish by origin) of liberating slaves (Jefferson the
>3rd president preferred to keep the slaves for better profit) and
>instead vandalized his memorial in the recent days is just meaningful.

I think that you would agree that owners of applications should be
allowed to name them as they please. And that me renaming my application
causes equal "abuse" (inconvenience) to everyone.


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