cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes

Nate Lawson nate at
Tue Apr 18 22:37:18 UTC 2006

Mark Linimon 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.

Can I claim to have invented a law also?

Nate's law:
1. Each commit to fortune/datfiles generates at least 20 comments
2. People only commit to fortune/datfiles to keep their commit bit from 
Conclusion: expiring commit bits cause the most discussion


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