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

Andrew DeFaria
Fri Jan 7 03:07:00 GMT 2005

Charles Wilson wrote:

> Yes and no, Corinna.  Merely having them on the harddrive in a company 
> computer could be construed as "creating a hostile work environment" 
> -- leading to liability issues for the company and employment "issues" 
> for the unsuspecting cygwin user.

Any company firing me for "creating a hostile work environment" for such 
a matter as this is, in my book, not a company I wish to work for. YMMV.

> I'm definitely going to have to uninstall the fortune package at work 
> -- probably even if the xxx content is "encrypted".  My employer is 
> lenient enough when it comes to "rogue" cygwin installations (e.g. not 
> installed by the IT guys) but they'll get downright annoyed if 
> employees create a liability problem for them by installing something 
> that might offend another employee (e.g "create a hostile work 
> environment")

What the hell is some other employee doing snooping around your computer 
to view these files?!? To me *that's* a hostile work environment created 
by the snooping employee!
Earth First! We'll stripmine the other planets later.

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