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SubjectRe: Insults in the kernel-sources
Quote from Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Tobias Hirning wrote:
>
> > have you ever tried a
> > grep "insult" -i -r ./*
> > in the sourcetree of the kernel?
>
> Yeah, isn't it great ?
>
> Hours and hours of fun, learning more about
> crappy hardware than you ever wanted to know.
>
> > So do and think about, because the you can find to much of
> > insults in the sources.
>
> Too much? Considering how amazingly bad some
> stuff is (especially hardware bugs) I'm quite
> surprised there aren't more of those amusing
> profanities throughout the source code.
>
> Maybe I should start hacking device drivers,
> so I can legitimately add them ?
>
> What do you think ?

Patches specifically to add insults are probably 2.7 material :-).

John.
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