svn commit: r218650 - head/games/fortune/datfiles

Carlos A. M. dos Santos unixmania at
Sat Feb 19 23:13:01 UTC 2011

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Bruce Cran <bruce at> wrote:
> On Saturday 19 February 2011 17:25:32 Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
>> Did anybody complain about this? If not, would you mid either revert
>> this commit or just go ahead and move all "potentially" offensive
>> jokes to fortunes-o? Anything from Grouch Marx or Mark Twain will
>> probably qualify.
> I'm happy to revert the checkin if you think the fortune should be in the main
> file, since it appears the PR submitter was complaining just as much about
> being unprofessional as offensive.  Would you like me to go ahead and revert
> the move?

I suggest you to revert the commit and add a prominent note to
fortune(1) explaining that the interpretation of a joke ever depends
on people's point of view. So the next time somebody comes with a
vague complaint about offensiveness you can just answer "you have been

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