Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 1 21:36:16 PST 2004
On Friday, 2 January 2004 at 15:25:22 +1000, Stephen McKay wrote:
> I've finally had to edit the fortunes file to remove stuff that is so bad
> that I physically cringe whenever I see it. No matter how I try, I just
> can't see the funny side of it. Yes, it's in the "potentially obscene"
> section, alongside the funniest stuff in the fortunes database. But there
> are limits.
> Anyway, today I added a new patch to my list of essential FreeBSD fixes:
> I deleted everything by Rush Limbaugh. That guy just can't do humour. It
> doesn't work as satire, or even parody. It's just awful.
> Would anybody object if I commited this one?
I think the answer would have to be "yes". Though I personally agree
with you about its usefulness, the whole thing about the potentially
offensive fortunes is, of course, that they might offend. Somebody
else might like them. I don't think that anybody should play censor
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