cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes

Wilko Bulte wb at
Wed Apr 19 19:37:23 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 03:36:17PM -0700, Nate Lawson wrote..
> 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?

Sure you can.  And maybe you should commit it to the fortune/datfiles to
preserve it for historical purposes?  :-P

> 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 
> expiring
> Conclusion: expiring commit bits cause the most discussion
> -- 
> Nate
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