[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Fan mail about the Hurd...

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Fan mail about the Hurd...
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 16:45:06 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.3i

On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 02:08:06AM +0100, Wolfgang Jaehrling wrote:
> I like this.  We need more of that.  The more aggressive people are
> against us, the better.  Because: Who likes to be on the side of
> people who say things like that?  Most certainly nobody (well,
> almost).  Therefore, this is the best sort of publicity we can get.
> All we need to do here is do nothing - especially not flame back, but
> not even try to justify why we are still around; it's better if people
> try to find out this one on their own. ;-)

Quite interesting point :)

I think it's realy fun when Linux (the kernel) and OpenSource zealots come
out flaming like that, proving they fear that a superior dessign of system
core can draw attention away from that pity anti-ideological pragmatism they
advocate for.

How can we get more of this, maybe if we ask ESR politely... ;)

Robert Millan

"Omnis enim res, quad dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur,
nondum habetur, quomodo habenda est."

"For if a thing is not diminished by being shared with others, it is
not rightly owned if it is only owned and not shared." 

                Aurelius Augustinus (354-430)

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]