patches for the new profile

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Wed Feb 5 09:33:25 UTC 2014


On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:53 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 17:33 +0200, Benjamin wrote:
>> Would using "politician" or "lobbyist" be an acceptable compromise? Or
>> would that be treading on too many toes?
>
> Or 'moron'.

The whole "R-word" issue is f*cking moronic.

"moron" is _also_ originally a medical term. As is "idiot" or "imbecile".

"retarded" isn't any more special. It's just slightly newer, and in
current use.

And guys, people use offensive words on purpose.

                Linus


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