svn commit: r201477 - head/games/fortune/datfiles
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Jan 9 00:49:10 UTC 2010
In message: <201001061400.26082.jhb at freebsd.org>
John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: On Wednesday 06 January 2010 9:13:56 am Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
: > Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: > > First off, thanks for sorting these, that's a step in the right
: > > direction. :) However, a few quibbles. First, our rule is that
: > > anything which might offend someone belongs in fortunes-o, and
: > > political quotes are always in the category of "might offend someone."
: > I don't see how the Rumsfeld quote could offend anyone. True, Rumsfeld
: > is a politician (and not a particularly popular one in most parts of the
: > world), but the quote itself is not political. It is a somewhat
: > comically worded expression of an important truism that many people
: > would do well to remember (cf. the classical "there are no unknown bugs
: > in our software"). Would you have suggested moving it to -o if it had
: > been a Steve Martin quote?
: I agree that the quote isn't particularly politically partisan, just made by a
: political figure.
There are fortunes that are offensive.
There are fortunes that are political.
Political doesn't imply offensive, and it shouldn't be move to the
fortunes-o file unless it is also offensive.
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