svn commit: r201477 - head/games/fortune/datfiles
stas at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 5 23:23:17 UTC 2010
On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 10:28:51 -0800
Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> mentioned:
> 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."
> (FWIW, neither of these are offensive to me, I'm just pointing out the
> general procedure.)
> Second, while it's clear at this point in time who these people are,
> and what the context is, read through the fortune files sometime and
> try to place who some of the people referenced are, when the quote was
> relevant, etc. At minimum the quotes should be dated (IMO).
> Finally, let's pretend for a second that this is an international
> project, and not assume that titles like "defense secretary" are
> meaningful everywhere. :)
> Oh, and in the Rumsfeld quote you have "there're" twice, and in the
> actual quote it's spelled out both times, "there are."
> I would change the citation in the first quote to read:
> -- United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
> 12 February 2002
> Personally I don't see the need to mention the context, but if you do
> you could add "... 2002, On the invasion of Iraq"
> For the second, you could do something like:
> -- Daniel Fass, Chairman of United States President
> Barack Obama's financial-industry fundraising party
> I'll leave finding a date for that quote up to you. :)
Thanks for suggestions!
What's regarding the "there're" spelling --- I'm not sure what the correct version
is: I took this quote from the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, and it saved the
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