Obscene content in cygwin file.

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Sun Jan 9 17:31:00 GMT 2005

Francis Litterio wrote:

> Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
>>>> Cygwin already provides the content.
>>> Accidentally, and without the knowledge or consent of the user.
>> Bull. It is not installed by default. The user must select it, thus 
>> that's his  consent.
> The user does not know he is giving consent to installing fortune when 
> he is doing a full install of Cygwin. There are over 500 hundred 
> packages in a full Cygwin install.

1) Ignorance is no defense and 2) even doing a "full Cygwin install" 
(whatever that means) fortune is not selected by default (it wasn't for me).
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