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Re: somewhat obscene content in cygwin file
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: Talk Amongst Yourselves <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 08:38:28 -0500
- Subject: Re: somewhat obscene content in cygwin file
- References: <9BF6AA394294934FAC2547E5A6E0DE15304735@exactn1-cbr.nexus.csiro.au> <20050106042608.GB7317@trixie.casa.cgf.cx> <41DCDAA3.56D647B6@dessent.net>
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On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 10:28:51PM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 02:36:53PM +1100, Kal.Dee@csiro.au wrote:
>> >Not sure if the highly obscene limericks (/usr/share/fortune/limerick)
>> >are meant to be in the cygwin distro...
>> Wow. I think I vaguely recall that something like this was in fortune
>> but, if I thought it was a good idea a couple of years ago, I have
>> obviously grown more prudish since then.
>You know, here I had opened my mail program and saw that there was a new
>thread with 12 messages in it titled "Obscene content." I chuckled to
>myself that someone was probably trying to blame cygwin for some
>drive-by spyware installation, or home page being turned to a XXX site,
>or obscene popups all over the place, etc. ...you know, the general IE
>I was actually somewhat disappointed that it was a legitimate
>complaint. Sad really, as I was hoping to see someone try to argue that
>Cygwin was responsible for his unpatched, unsecured IE and unprotected
>surfing habits. "nnooo but it's really cygwin's fault. me no have XXX
>homepage before cygwin, now me do. u fix?!"
Yeah, I had the same response. It was a "Sigh. What now?" followed by
*This isn't an acronym. It's the noise Scooby Doo makes when he's confused.