Updated fortune-mod package

Jeff Sheltren sheltren at cs.ucsb.edu
Sun Mar 13 21:20:31 UTC 2005

On 3/13/05 12:19 PM, "Jeff Sheltren" <sheltren at cs.ucsb.edu> wrote:

> On 3/13/05 11:46 AM, "Michael Schwendt" <bugs.michael at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Any particular reason why you didn't rediff and include the
>> fortune-mod-1.0-remove-offensive.patch? The corresponding bugzilla ticket
>> needs special privileges to view it. But the patch looks reasonable.
> Well, perhaps my viewpoint would be different if I'd read that bugzilla
> entry, but to be completely honest, I don't see how that joke is any more
> offensive than 100s of other entries located in the 'non-offensive' files.
> My thought was to eliminate the majority of what people find offensive by
> default (this separation is done in the source package, but the added
> patches remove the '-o' flag, etc).  If, at that point, there are still
> entries that offend someone I'm of the opinion they can remove said entries
> themselves.
> -Jeff
Michael, perhaps I should rephrase my email.  Are you saying that ideally,
extras would remove (or at least relocate to the offensive directory) all
fortunes which people are offended by?  I can see how RedHat may want to be
PC at this day in age, but it seems like it could quickly get out of hand.
Also, I forgot to thank you for checking out my package, so, Thanks!


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