Bug 79993 - inappropriate xscreensaver defaults
inappropriate xscreensaver defaults
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xscreensaver (Show other bugs)
8.0
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2002-12-18 10:50 EST by jmccann
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:19 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-18 20:32:53 EST
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Description jmccann 2002-12-18 10:50:19 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021214

Description of problem:
The PI of my project (a JHU professor) was in a meeting in his office this
morning and xscreensaver came on in phosphor mode.  All parties were very
surprised to see it display something about midgets sodomizing cats.

It seems that the phosphor screensaver uses the zippy fortune by default.  This
should be changed.  I think a more professional default choice would be
literature fortunes.  This is *very* important in business and education
environments.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start xscreensaver in phosphor mode

Actual Results:  Fortunes that are inappropriate in a professional environment.

Expected Results:  Nice, safe, inoffensive fortunes.

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Comment 1 Michael Lee Yohe 2002-12-18 11:26:40 EST
I agree with this assessment, and I had thought that this was addressed a long
time ago (Red Hat 5 era).
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-18 20:32:53 EST
This is fixed in the current rawhide packages.

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