cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes
oberman at es.net
Wed Feb 2 10:18:49 PST 2005
> From: des at des.no (=?iso-8859-1?q?Dag-Erling_Smørgrav?=)
> Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 14:16:40 +0100
> Sender: owner-cvs-all at freebsd.org
> Ruslan Ermilov <ru at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > Modified files:
> > games/fortune/datfiles fortunes
> > Log:
> > Removed 1695 fortunes also found in fortunes2.
> I'd vote for simply merging the two.
I'll admit to being old, but at one time fortune2 was supposed to be for
longer fortunes while fortune was for one or two line entries. At one
time fortune2 had some rather long entries. This is less important now
than it was when we were (OK, I was) logging in on an ASR33 and it took
8 seconds for a full line of text.
Do we really want to merge them? (Probably) But should we think about
keeping fortune as a separate file with all messages from fortune2 that
are less than about 200 characters. After all, some folks are still on
fairly slow links.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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