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SubjectRe: Insults in the kernel-sources
On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Nigel Cunningham wrote:

> alan wrote:
> > Turns out the Microsoft code has just as much profanity, if not more, than
> > the Linux kernel source. (Of course, they have more to swear about...)
>
> The amount of profanity in the Microsoft code is irrelevant, unless you want to base your ethics on
> what people do. If you think it through, you'll see that's a very shaky foundation for determining
> right and wrong.

I just find it a pointless diversion one way or another. profanity is
quite descriptive when it comes to code. (Especially device drivers.)

Some people try to assign their personal choices of language preference
into a moral judgement. It generates more heat than light in a
development environment.

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