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    SubjectRe: [Criticism] On the discussion about C++ modules

    Marty,

    There was no technical meat of any kind in your response.

    Jeff

    Marty Fouts wrote:
    >
    > Do you know that there is actually a name for the logical fallacy behind
    > this sort of argument?
    >
    > But please, enlighten me, what precisely about having once wrote some file
    > system code for Linux qualifies one as an expert on the topic of the
    > relative difficulty of optimizing C and C++ as used in kernel development?
    >
    > What is it about this group that some of its members so quickly close ranks
    > around the secret handshake when they don't have an actual response to a
    > technical point? And what are you going to say instead when I finally do
    > get around to contributing code to Linux and I still point out bogosities
    > when they come up?
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Tigran Aivazian [mailto:tigran@veritas.com]
    > Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 1:05 AM
    > To: Marty Fouts
    > Cc: 'Jeff V. Merkey'; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
    > Subject: RE: [Criticism] On the discussion about C++ modules
    >
    > On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Marty Fouts wrote:
    >
    > > Which part of "what you wrote doesn't make sense, (for the following
    > > reasons,) please explain it" are you having trouble responding to in
    > public?
    >
    > the pragmatic and subjective part. Jeff wrote some cool nwfs code for
    > Linux which is publically available and what useful kernel code for Linux
    > did you write and where can I download it? Therefore, for this very simple
    > subjective and pragmatic reason, Jeff (in my eyes) is right and you are
    > wrong :)
    >
    > Send patches, not "clever thoughts", clever thoughts are cheap and useless
    > and can remain confined to the "comp. science departments of certain
    > universities" for all I care...
    >
    > Regards,
    > Tigran
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