[Clipart] Nazi flag

Alan Horkan horkana at maths.tcd.ie
Thu Aug 4 05:40:50 PDT 2005

On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Open Clip Art Library Feedback Form wrote:

> Date: Wed,  3 Aug 2005 19:33:24 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Open Clip Art Library Feedback Form <noreply at openclipart.org>
> Reply-To: clipart at lists.freedesktop.org
> To: clipart at lists.freedesktop.org
> Subject: [Clipart] Nazi flag
> Name: wos
> E-mail: scheuing at realss.com
> With search keyword "Germany" appears a nazi flag.

Problem identified

> Please remove this flag.

Solution proposed.  Solution rejected.

Alternative solution: remove the Germany Keyword.

There are better descriptions for Nazism than crudely labelling
it "German".

> Nobody needs such a flag.

Everyone needs to remember.  Is the modern world any less dangerous, any
full of totatilitarian regimes and political extremists using fear to get
what they want?

> It is a sign for a cruel regime. Why do you
> offer this flag???

There are many other flags considered offensive.

This has been discussed on the Sodipodi lists several times before if you
care to look.  There is absolutely no way we will remove this flag.  We
will do our best to categorise it and represent it in an appropriate way.


Alan Horkan

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