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

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri Jan 7 15:27:00 GMT 2005


On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 12:40:35PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jan  7 01:28, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
>> Right now I'm looking at the debian packages instead:
>>   http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/fortune-mod
>>   http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/fortunes-bofh-excuses
>> 
>> which generate 5 packages: fortune-mod (the binaries),
>> fortunes-min, fortunes, fortunes-off, and fortunes-bofh-excuses.
>> 
>> If these look ok to me, do you see any problem with using them instead?
>> (There are also a lot of non-English data files packages that I'm not
>> going to mess with at the moment.)
>
>Personally I'd rather see only one fortune package.  Using the -o
>plus rot13 technique should really do it.

FWIW, if you are planning on maintaining the package I would just defer
to your judgement on whatever you think is best.

Just, whatever you do, remember the children.

cgf

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