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

Andrew Sawyers andrew at zope.com
Fri Sep 17 12:13:34 EDT 2004

Michael R. Bernstein wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 07:51, Andrew Sawyers wrote:
>>Did this point to Zope site(s)?  Was it even zope related?  If not, a 
>>no-brainer.  If so, I question any kind of censorship.
> It was a Zope site, but not otherwise Zope-related. As I said to Ray
> Richards, we probably wouldn't have rejected the announcement on April
> 1st, when people expect funny announcements.
> I don't really think of this as censorship (we aren't taking his site
> down, after all). As a practical matter, we can't be expected to run a
> news item for *every* new Zope site on zope.org, that's what 'Zope
> Powered' links are for, and not all sites are newsworthy.
> Perhaps we should consider adding a 'Zope Powered' box to the front page
> that would encourage people to add them.
Nope, agreed.  I didn't know what it was explicitly since it's gone.
Anyhow, If it were a worthy news item, I personally wouldn't have 
rejected it because of the possiblility of offending Christians - seeing 
I am one :)

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