lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: Availability of kdb
Date
In message <20000910160536.A7918@fsmlabs.com>, Nathan Paul 
Simons writes:
> On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 12:15:31AM -0700, J. Dow wrote:
> > Properly contemplated and I wonder at the hypocrisy of using a compiler
> > or an assembler instead of carefully hand crafted bits on a blank disk.
> i think you miss the point. i think that Linus is trying to say
> something along the lines of "A hacker does for love what others would not do
> for money." Think about it; who would you rather work with: someone who is
> there because they enjoy the work, truly thrive in the environment, and is
> pleasant to be around -or- someone who does it just because they're paid, the
>y
> "only work here" and would prefer a debugger because it means they don't have
> to think as hard.

If this is what Linus *actually* means then why didn't he *say*
so? I personally believe this is what he meant.

Bob

--
+---------------------------------------------------------------+
| Bob Taylor Email: brtaylor@inreach.com |
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
| Like the ad says, at 300 dpi you can tell she's wearing a |
| swimsuit. At 600 dpi you can tell it's wet. At 1200 dpi you |
| can tell it's painted on. I suppose at 2400 dpi you can tell |
| if the paint is giving her a rash. (So says Joshua R. Poulson)|
+---------------------------------------------------------------+

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:38    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site