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    SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)
    On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Larry McVoy wrote:

    > ``Think of it this way: threads are like salt, not like pasta. You
    > like salt, I like salt, we all like salt. But we eat more pasta.''

    This is oft-quoted but has, IMO, the property of not actually
    making any sense.

    Besides, it offers the unhealthy among us an excuse for bad
    design.

    Matthew.

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