fortune maintainer wanted and question for Corinna (was Re: Obscene content in cygwin file.)

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jan 6 10:24:00 GMT 2005

On Jan  5 23:26, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 02:36:53PM +1100, 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.
> AFAICT, our fortune maintainer is long gone so I guess we're looking for
> a volunteer who would like to take up this package.  I don't know about
> Corinna but I don't like having this type of thing in the distribution.

I have no problems at all with having this in the distro.

> Corinna, you originally released this.  Where did you find it?  Did you
> just package it up directly from a BSD distribution?

I don't remember but probably from FreeBSD.  That's the first point
where I'm looking for stuff, usually.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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