08.11.10

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Nearly Naked Women for OpenSUSE’s 5th Birthday?

Posted in OpenSUSE at 4:36 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Circle of dolls

Summary: Tactless display of gender status in Planet SUSE

OpenSUSE has been trying to encourages women to participate in the project. Consider OpenSUSE woman and those preparations which were made by Sirko to celebrate OpenSUSE 11.3: “For number fetischists, I cooked arround 200 cups of coffee and on the barbecue after the talks I grilled 40 sausages and 25 steaks. So on the end I had not a lot of time for take pictures but I know some of the guests did. I hop I get them. On the end it was I cool event and we make next release a Launch Party again.”

As we mentioned this morning, OpenSUSE turns 5 and celebrations from male members sometimes objectify women. Stay classy, people. We are not the only ones to have noticed it (it was included in SUSE’s planet):

This post is showing naked women packaged as a present (for openSUSE’s 5th birthday) and asks “Ah… who does not want such a gift, eh”.

This is the type of thing which also repelled women in Debian, especially after it got syndicated in Debian’s planet.

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