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    SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)
    On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 09:09:56AM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
    > Another one that I can't believe I forgot is from Rob Pike:
    > "If you think you need threads then your processes are too fat"

    Pike also to have said, "Not only is UNIX dead, it's starting to smell bad."

    Also, I could never actually find the "too fat" quote anywhere. Best I
    could find was one of Pike's papers on the plan9 site. Best that I can
    tell is that both of these quotes are Urban Legends.

    Mike Castle
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan. -- Watchmen
    fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc
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