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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: RFC: patch to allow lock-free traversal of lists with insertion
On Fri, 12 Oct 2001 09:28:07 -0700 (PDT), Linus Torvalds wrote:
>I'm sure that having programmed PPC assembly language, you find it very
>natural (IBM motto: "We found five vowels hiding in a corner, and we used
>them _all_ for the 'eieio' instruction so that we wouldn't have to use
>them anywhere else").

More likely a bad pun on the children's song "Old McDonald had a farm".

I have no insider knowledge, but I've worked for IBM (on S/390) for 22 years,
_am_ dyslexic, and enjoy bad puns <GRIN>

Al Dunsmuir

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