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On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 12:43:12PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jan 13 11:19, Reini Urban wrote:
> > > Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes schrieb:
> > > >On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 10:16:39AM +0100, Reini Urban wrote:
> > > >>Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes:
> > > >>
> > > >>>All debian version 1.99.1-1 patches to the data files have been
> > > >>>applied (see http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/fortune-mod),
> > > >>>including spelling changes and removal of a number of Deutsch quotes.
> > > >>
> > > >>=> "german quotes" please.
> > > >>Deutsch would be a person.
> > > >
> > > >I'll take your word for it, but
> > > >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_language
> > > >lies then.
> > >
> > > German is complicated and full of traps. Maybe you mixed that with
> > > "dutch"? "Dutch quotes" (as adjective) would be ok.
> > ... but wouldn't mean the same, of course, because that would be too easy.
> > Keep it in English please. "Deutsch" would be incorrect in this context
> > anyway. *If* you want to use it, say "deutsche quotes", but that's bad
> > English ;-)
> > I'm wondering if we should add a "WARNING: Contains potentially offensive
> > texts"(*) to the sdesc in setup.hint. Not that I like the idea, but it
> > seems appropriate to avoid more discussion on the list. What do you think?
> > Oh, yes, the package itself looks ok to me. I'll upload it after you,
> > Yitzchak, have said a word about the sdesc.
> How about:
> sdesc: "Print a random selection from a database of adages, some offensive"
> category: Games
> requires: cygwin libiconv2
I like Corinna's suggestion of adding "may contain offensive material"
instead, just to emphasize that offensive material in default fortunes is
not a regular occurrence, and is a bug.
That said, is there a reason your setup.hint doesn't have an ldesc?
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