Is ibot (aka jbot, infobot and many others) a girl?

Corey Edwards tensai at
Tue Oct 16 08:09:11 MDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 07:57 -0600, Clint Savage wrote:
> I'm under the impression that I either missed something, or that most
> people understand that the blootbot maintained by Tim Riker is, at
> least in our channels (#utah, #utos, #ubuntu-utah, #uphpu, etc),
> indeed *is* a girl.
> I got this impression from several macros and other things.  The
> question I'm asking here isn't the gender of our little blootbot.  But
> rather, what's the history and how did it come to be that I, and
> others I've talked with, think that ibot,jbot,infobot is a female?

She's always been a she, as long as I can remember. I think her "gender"
factoid has changed but it used to say that she was female.

Never one to miss a beat, Evan McNabb took up the opportunity to date
ibot. They split up amicably a while back and both have moved on.


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