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Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)

From: Kadaitcha Man
Subject: Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 04 10:21:34 +0545

Scott Gardner wrote:
> Kadaitcha Man wrote:
>> wrote:
>>> I had an interview today where I was told that, because I had
>>> coded so much for Unix/Linux and only a couple years for Windows
>>> that I had to "change [my] religion" to Windows. I said, in
>>> as polite a tone as possible, "well it's not really a religion,
>>> it's just an OS; and I'm pretty much agnostic about OSes".
>>> But that wasn't enough, the dingbat manager was apparently quite
>>> serious and didn't believe that I could convert away from my
>>> Unix-and-Linux religion -- he didn't believe I was agnostic --
>>> to Windoze. He even mentioned that "at least" I didn't have any
>>> Java on my resume -- that would have been pure heresy it seems.
>>> But I even resorted to praising Windows despite the fact that I
>>> commonly watch Explorer crash under XP Pro after certain operations.
>>> Granted
>>> the kernel itself stays running...just don't install Visual C++!
>>> I must say I find it pathetic and stupid that people get wrapped up
>>> in their little operating systems. It's not just the interviewer:
>>> the bickering
>>> that goes on in Usenet is just the same, with Linux advocates trying
>>> to insult 'less pious' Linux users and Windows zealots making
>>> insipid childish attacks.
>> You mean like writing an attack in a usenet post on an interviwer who
>> simply should have known better?
>> <aside>
>> And there you have it folks, yet another linuxfucktard, sitting in
>> the sewer, complaining loudly about the stench of it, totally
>> unaware that he's adding to it.
> Well, I

What about you? Who gives a fuck?

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