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

Clint Savage herlo1 at
Tue Oct 16 11:34:07 MDT 2007

On 10/16/07, Corey Edwards <tensai at> wrote:
> 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.
> Corey

Nice.  Maybe ibot and I should go out.  I like ibot mostly.



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