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SubjectRe: Nvidia and its choice to read the GPL "differently"
On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 03:26:12AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 02:07, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 08:58:44PM -0500, Rob Wilkens wrote:
> > > If I had been familiar with UNIX
> > > at the time I had those books, I might've written ROBIX ...
> >
> > If I had ham, I could make ham and eggs, if I had some eggs.
> Its not ham you need its utter arrogance and a complete lack of understanding
> that writing an OS is a seriously hard problem. There is a whole world of
> mysticism around the concept of a 'beginners mind' although to me
> "Im sorry nobody told me it was impossible" sums it up far better.

Indeed. Lots of things which are hard look easy to people who haven't
done them. Operating systems don't have a corner on that market.
Larry McVoy lm at
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