cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes

Coleman Kane zombyfork at
Tue Apr 18 16:13:00 UTC 2006

On 4/18/06, Mark Linimon <linimon at> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 10:48:30PM -0700, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > >Are you absolutely sure that the corruption isn't intentional?  Note
> > >that the only non-printable characters are \a; it seems to me that the
> > >point of this truncated entry is precisely to leave the reader
> > >wondering what the punchline is and cursing the "line noise".
> >
> > I think the line noise should be replaced with something about Hitler.
> Godwin's Law invoked.  Film at 11.
> mcl
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I agree with the assessment that the corruption looks intentional.

it is:
1) Mostly ASCII characters producible with the keyboard


2) The corruption resembles the frames on my old dialup telnet line would
produce if something triggered it to go into ppp mode.

coleman kane

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