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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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