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Re: somewhat obscene content in cygwin file

On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 10:28:51PM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 02:36:53PM +1100, wrote:
>> >Not sure if the highly obscene limericks (/usr/share/fortune/limerick)
>> >are meant to be in the cygwin distro...
>> Wow.  I think I vaguely recall that something like this was in fortune
>> but, if I thought it was a good idea a couple of years ago, I have
>> obviously grown more prudish since then.
>You know, here I had opened my mail program and saw that there was a new
>thread with 12 messages in it titled "Obscene content."  I chuckled to
>myself that someone was probably trying to blame cygwin for some
>drive-by spyware installation, or home page being turned to a XXX site,
>or obscene popups all over the place, etc. know, the general IE
>malware thing.
>I was actually somewhat disappointed that it was a legitimate
>complaint.  Sad really, as I was hoping to see someone try to argue that
>Cygwin was responsible for his unpatched, unsecured IE and unprotected
>surfing habits.  "nnooo but it's really cygwin's fault.  me no have XXX
>homepage before cygwin, now me do.  u fix?!"

Yeah, I had the same response.  It was a "Sigh.  What now?" followed by
a "DWEUI*?"


*This isn't an acronym.  It's the noise Scooby Doo makes when he's confused.

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