Comment 1 for bug 146167

Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

Googling for "codec good bad ugly" returned as its first result, This has a reply from the GStreamer release manager about the decision.

The first comment to this blog post suggests that it would have been clearer to use the names:

plugins-stable "good"
plugins-experimental "bad"
plugins-nonfree "ugly"

Personally I like Spaghetti Westerns, but I do think the "stable"/"experimental"/"nonfree" labels would be better here.