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

Christopher Faylor
Thu Jan 6 13:31:00 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:24:17AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jan  5 23:43, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
>> Ok, I will maintain it and will get a release out in the next couple
>> days (one week at the outside).  For the record, I will be changing
>> limerick (and gerrold.limerick, which is in the freebsd sources) to -o
>> files but continuing to install them.  They will be installed rot13'd,
>> and fortunes won't come from them unless you specify you want
>> offensive fortunes on the command line.
>That's cool.  Thanks for doing this.  The way you do it is probably
>the best alternative.  I would find it very annoying if the offensive
>jokes would just go away.  It doesn't matter if one loves or hates
>these jokes, or if somebody feels offended.  It's a matter of free
>choice.  Nobody has to read them, after all.

Ok.  I think the consensus is that they should stay and rot13 is a
suitable alternative.

Thanks again, Yitzchak for doing this.


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