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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 06:34:16 +0545 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?

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.

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