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Re: Obscene content in cygwin file.

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> 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!
>   [X] 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?
Offensive fortunes should probably be accessible only through -o optiona but
they definitely _must_ stay there. I would not even bother encoding them with


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