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Re: Obscene content in cygwin file.
- From: Zachary Uram <netrek at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 00:22:08 -0500
- Subject: Re: Obscene content in cygwin file.
- References: <20050106043831.GA7846@trixie.casa.cgf.cx> <8810625177780193928@unknownmsgid>
- Reply-to: Zachary Uram <netrek at gmail dot com>
I agree. As a Christian I find such fortune comments disgusting and
they should be burned.
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 22:54:16 -0600, Gary R. Van Sickle
> > On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 11:32:14PM -0500, Brian Bruns wrote:
> > >Remember, alot of these have been in the fortunes package
> > for god knows
> > >how long, and Cygwin isn't the only one thats going to have
> > them. I'm
> > >betting that any distro that has the Fortunes package has them too.
> > Right. The README of the package says this:
> > The potentially offensive fortunes are installed by default
> > on FreeBSD
> > systems. If you're absolutely, *positively*,
> > without-a-shadow-of-a-doubt sure that your user community goes
> > berzerk/sues your pants off/drops dead upon reading one of
> > them, edit
> > the Makefile in the subdirectory datfiles, and do "make all
> > install".
> > So, we do undoubtedly have the default version and I am
> > undoubtedly getting more prudish about this type of thing.
> > Maybe we need a vote. I would really like to know how people
> > feel about this. We haven't had a vote in a long time so:
> > How do you feel about the off-color content in the cygwin
> > fortune files?
> > [ ] Offended. Think about the children!
> > [ ] Not offended. Stop bothering me with your Puritanical values.
> > [ ] Don't care. Can we go back to talking about how
> > negative this list is now?
> My write-in candidate:
> [x] Not offended. Clean it up anyway. It's unprofessional in the extreme
> and can only result in embarassment and trouble.
> But in the interest of democracy, I offer the following additional vote
> category (to be clear, this is NOT my vote):
> [ ] Offended by its tameness. Change the project name to "Cygpr0n" and add
> packages of pron videos, jpgs, and fan fiction.
> Do the right thing Corinna/Chris/Whoever.
> Gary R. Van Sickle
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