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+    <fortune id="sharp-gnu-about-domains-foss-and-wikipedia">
+        <meta>
+            <title>Chat in #gnu about Domains, FOSS and Wikipedia</title>
+        </meta>
+        <irc>
+            <body>
+<saying who="mrout">Who likes freedom?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">FREEDOM</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: freedom++</saying>
+<saying who="Younos">just give me my beer</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Younos: heh.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">No beer for you!</saying>
+<saying who="Younos">aww :o(</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I’m in non-freedom mode atm actually, using Windoze</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">for teh gamez</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: OK.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">but when I restart into Linux I respect the freedoms of myself and others</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: OK.</saying>
+<saying who="Younos">you should respect it regardless of the platform</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: maybe try reporting it as a bug in WINE/etc.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: the GNU project encourages FOSS developers to port their software to  non-free platforms.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Though there was a small backlash about it (at least for Windows) a while ago.</saying>
+<saying who="alfplayer">encourages?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">rindolf: I sure hope it does. if we can encourage users to try FOSS software on non-free platforms, they might more easily learn about FOSS and about how to protect their freedoms</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - I provide a Windows binary for this. :-)</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">Many users don’t even know they can get software that respects their freedoms.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">alfplayer: well, don&#39;t know if encourage, but it doesn&#39;t hold a stand against it.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">alfplayer: and a lot of GNU software can be built fine on Windows (And proprietary UNIXes).</saying>
+<saying who="alfplayer">rindolf: that&#39;s very different imo</saying>
+<saying who="alfplayer">rindolf: yes, like gcc and emacs</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">btw is rms ever on here? He gave a talk at my local university a few years ago, and I never got a chance to talk to him.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - also see this.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">lol</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: I don&#39;t think he uses IRC.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: he also doesn&#39;t use a graphical web browser.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: though he does read the web sometimes.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">rindolf: i haven’t installed X yet, so neither do I. haha</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">He commented on a few pages on my site.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">When he visited Israel, I told RMS that I felt making Freecell Solver Public Domain (now it&#39;s MIT/X11L) was appropriate given its target audience, and he said he thought making it GPLed would encourage more users of programs that used it to make them FOSS.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">He also said it was OK that (now did not release their backend as free software.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: ah.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"></saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: well, I think he doesn&#39;t even use links or lynx or Emacs&#39; www-mode.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: yes.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: they changed their name and domain.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">who are they? NEVER heard of them</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: - it&#39;s a nice way to discover some interesting software.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: they are a web-directory for UNIX software.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">do they host it?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: no.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">quite unlike something like github, then?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: just link to it.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">cool</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">will try to remember that</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: also see</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: not everything there is FOSS.</saying>
+<saying who="mtjm"> explains his Web use</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: and not everything is there.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: but I try to publicise most of my major software there.</saying>
+<saying who="mtjm">IRC would need a constant network access which is difficult when travelling (and needs much mor e time than batch mail writing)</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, most of the software published there is either niche or quite boring.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">rindolf: Freecell Solver on freecode is the first result</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: for what?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">that google search</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I fail to see a problem</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: well, thing is there are other Freecell solvers.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: and what I said is that I clog the search.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">Oh, I see what you mean</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">that’s a good thing for you, though</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: lots of junk like FreeBSD/Debian/Ubuntu/Mandriva/Mageia packages.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: that&#39;s what I call the freshmeat effect.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I get as the first hit. :-(</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Damn bubbling.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - here (no bubbling) I get the wikipedia Freecell page as a first hit.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">rindolf: bubbling?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout:</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I get NZ results</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">hahaha</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: NZ?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">rindolf: where are you from?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: Israel.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">New Zealand.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: but is hosted in .</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I used to host it in a small Israeli hosting provider but they were too unreliable.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I asked, because i expected it to be US, and so I’d say “I know what US stands for, but you don’t know what NZ stands for? Shame on you.”</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: I know that .nz is New Zealand.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: but didn&#39;t understand the initialism in the context.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: some Americans think .il is Illinois.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">And .ca is California.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, there&#39;s also .la.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">ahh</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">And .tv.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">haha</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">tv? that must be for tezdikistan. &gt;.&gt;</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: no.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout:</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">joke</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">that was a joke</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I know it’s not for television stuff lol</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"></saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: OK.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">.tk domains are free.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">yeah</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">Woo tokelau</saying>
+<me_is who="rindolf">wonders if there is .fs.</me_is>
+<saying who="rindolf">There should be a country called .if so I can register shlom.if</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Someone registered ;-)</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Not me, though.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - no .lf either.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">We need more countries.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I wish there was a .ut</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">so I could get mro.ut</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: ah.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, I can register</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I already have (that’s my dad’s actually) and (mine)</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: ah.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Are top-level .nz domains available?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">like</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">you can’t get, no</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Ah.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">or &gt;.&gt;</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">OK.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">.il domains are kinda costly and they used to require faxing.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">And I don&#39;t feel my domains are particularly Israeli-related.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">ahh</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, I originally got</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">But its DNS was flaky.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"></saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">So I ended up buying</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">what’s your actual name?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Now I also have</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout:  Shlomi Fish.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">Ahh</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: is free DNS.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">But I guess you get what you pay for sometimes.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: it&#39;s not .eu (European union).</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout:</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">that site’s odd</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">what’s wrong with .eu</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">shit a brick, they want a separate ccTLD for</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: nothing is wrong with .eu - it&#39;s just that is something different.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> predates .eu.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">ahh</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">it annoys me that the US doesn’t use .us more</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">and clutters .com</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, there&#39;s also .gov, .net, .org...</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">.mil</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">.navy</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">exactly</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: I also have</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">it’s pretty americo-centric</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Could not get because my domain registrar did not have it.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> is my own custom (and private) URL shortener.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Some overzealous spam filters blocked it.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Ah, domains.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">The bread and butter of Internet conversations.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">lol</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I know someone who has</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, from the Internet.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">And there&#39;s also which is Dan Bernstein.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">DJB.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">domains, vim vs emacs and hello_there vs helloThere.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"> is cool</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: and tabs vs. spaces.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">but hard to type</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">eugh</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"> is hard to type</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">spaces, vim, hello_there or HelloThere, but never helloThere.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Since I have and want to create a site for Vim beginners, I should get a good domain.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> or does not look good.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">vimschlomfish</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">lol</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">shlom</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">vimshlomfish</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">what about</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: maybe I&#39;ll get</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I think is already taken.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">yea</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">by one of those shitty domain hoggers</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Heh. is available. \o/</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">i’d love</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Not that I want it.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"></saying>
+<saying who="mrout">begintel?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">$17/yr for</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">YES FUCK YES</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">OK, I registered and</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">On .</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I figured most people won&#39;t &quot;guess&quot; ;-)</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">nice</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">So I&#39;ll have and</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">what about</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">begin-site seems a bit clunky</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: rindolf is only my IRC nickname.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">still</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: and I already have</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: I don&#39;t see why most people will STFW for &quot;rindolf&quot; or &quot;shlomi fish&quot; or whatever.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Most of the people come to my site using more generic searches.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - first hit !</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">STFW?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: search the fab web.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Like RTFM.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Using Google, Duck Duck go, Bing or whatever.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">fucking web, I assume</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: true.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - this was deleted because it was not notable enough. F****king deletionists.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">they deleted your user page?</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: no, only /wiki/Freecell_Solver</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">oh</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: access the link - it&#39;s there.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Just not visible on default searches.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">“lacks references showing notability” you mean apart from the fact it’s the top google result for Freecell Solver? FUUUUU wikipedians</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">I restored it before it was deleted.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: - some people on #wikipedia (or #wikipedia-en) told me this may not be notable.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">There are a zillion pages about it.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">And Wikipedia covers almost any other Solitaire variant.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">lol, fucking wikipedia</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Yes.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">articles about every steeple in Italy, but not about ever solitaire variant</saying>
+<saying who="mrout"></saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: also about football players.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">your article should be restored</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: yes, maybe.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I’d almost be convinced to do it myself</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: are you a wikipedian?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">sort of</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">I have an account</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: well, I added the [[Freecell Solver]] link.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Hoping someone will fill it in.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf"> - there is a cursory mention of it there.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">mmm</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: this section was deleted previously because it was not &quot;Encyclopedic enough.&quot;</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: that Wikipedian had tons of complaints against him on his user talk page.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: - this used to be about the Perl developer (and co-author of several books).</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Now it&#39;s about an olympic athelete.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Well, I added that page, and people enhanced it, but then it was deleted. :-(</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">not even an olympic athelete</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">mrout: ah, yes, just world competition.</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">didn’t even place</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">compared to an author and developer of one of the most popular programming languages</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">:/</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Yes.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">Oh well, Wikipedia.</saying>
+<saying who="rindolf">The worst encyclopedia in the world except for all others.</saying>
+<saying who="galex-713">?</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">hahaha</saying>
+<saying who="mrout">yyeah</saying>
+<me_is who="galex-713">slaps mrout</me_is>
+<saying who="galex-713">Wikipedia is perfect!</saying>
+<me_is who="galex-713">hides</me_is>
+<saying who="mrout">hardly</saying>
+            </body>
+            <info>
+                <channel>#gnu</channel>
+                <network>Freenode</network>
+                <tagline>#gnu stuff</tagline>
+            </info>
+        </irc>
+    </fortune>

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