#dev | Logs for 2019-03-27

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[01:42:51] <TheMightyBuzzard> fyngyrz, i'll see how hard it is to add them to the list
[02:00:46] <TheMightyBuzzard> Bytram, fyngyrz, looks like we just pull from /usr/games/fortune. easy to add an MDC file to the rotation. collect me some quotes.
[12:16:34] <Bytram> TheMightyBuzzard: I'd like to give it a few days' time so as to let as many as possible candidate quotes come in...
[12:18:24] <Bytram> while we are at it, though, there is a mis-quotation in one of the fortunes -- the tag line from Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon. It *should* be: "Well, that's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average."
[12:18:56] <Bytram> the existing quote has things in the wrong order and doesn't even have the descriptions for men and for women correct.
[12:26:21] <TheMightyBuzzard> huh?
[12:27:10] <TheMightyBuzzard> oh, i'm not editing the official fortune files. i'm adding a new one. the official ones would get overwritten every time we updated.
[12:30:40] <Bytram> Grrr.
[12:30:56] <Bytram> where do the official ones come from?
[12:31:13] <Bytram> (Oh, and thanks for the reply!)
[12:32:13] <Bytram> Btw, I updated my journal entry wrt MDC: https://soylentnews.org
[12:32:16] <exec> └─ 13Journal of martyb (76)
[12:56:50] <TheMightyBuzzard> not sure off hand. wherever the fortune program looks for them.
[12:57:04] <TheMightyBuzzard> /usr/share/fortune or something similar
[12:58:23] <TheMightyBuzzard> hows about we run all MDC all the time for a week starting saturday morning and then shuffle him into the mix after that?
[13:04:04] <Bytram> appreciate the sentiment, but would suggest toning that down a few notches... Maybe start with, say, 1 in 5? It's not like they change all *that* often. Also I've seen different fortunes *at the same time* depending on what page I'm looking at.
[13:05:12] <Bytram> As for my earlier question, I ws thinking more along the lines of who, upstream, do we get that from.... how can I file a bug report?
[13:05:39] <Bytram> no rush for a reply. Taking a break and prolly won't be back for a few hours.
[13:05:44] <Bytram> ciao for now!