[nycbug-talk] review of "state of demon address"
Tue Oct 19 20:15:40 EDT 2004
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On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 07:35:37PM -0400, G. Rosamond wrote:
> if i get some positive comments here, i will submit to the nycbug site.
> There's nothing wrong with us putting up pieces like this in our
> library section, IMHO.
> yes, i write compulsively and i did not even reread this.
> * * * *
> I hold the frustration many others have with the recent
> osOpinion/osViews article that recently ran titled "The State of Demon
> (sic) Address" by Paul Webb. What "demon" he refers to is a mystery:
> he must be referring to the "daemon" logo of the BSDs and more
> generally with the "daemon" of processes on a UNIX box.
George while I like many of your points, my impression is that by
reacting so angrily, we almost make ourselves look bad. For instance,
the Demon could have easily been a typo--if the gentleman is familiar
with Linux, he probably knows that.
This is just my impression and my impression only. Perhaps it comes
with getting old. :-(
~I~ think that a calmer article, making many of the same points, would
be a better way to go.
Yet, this may simply be because I'm old and feeble.
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Forrest: This is the burden we bear, brother. We have a gig that
would inevitably cause any girl living to think we are cool upon
cool. Yet, we must Clark Kent our way through the dating scene,
never to use our unfair advantage. Thank God we're pretty.
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