[ZWeb] "God Uses Zope" top news item could be offensive

Joel Burton joel at joelburton.com
Thu Sep 16 18:44:41 EDT 2004

Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
> On Sep 16, 2004, at 23:47, Michael R. Bernstein wrote:
>> On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 14:29, Joel Burton wrote:
>>> [...] our top news item [is] the "God
>>> Uses Zope" newsitem, with a link to a irreverent and possibly offensive
>>> site [...] I worry that, especially in other cultural
>>> contexts, this makes Zope looks very unprofessional, and doesn't help
>>> those of us who try to sell Zope internationally and to larger 
>>> corporations.
>>> What do others think? Should we reject this?
>> Yes.
> I visited one of the sites and it's actually quite funny :)
> http://www.YourDigitalGod.com/faq.htm

I think it's funny, too, but I do know that there are a lot of people 
who take this God guy pretty seriously, and wouldn't share the joke. And 
we probably aren't served well by annoying or offending them.

- j.

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