Xah Lee's Unixism

jmfbahciv at aol.com jmfbahciv at aol.com
Sun Aug 29 12:15:01 CEST 2004


In article <87llfzqmck.fsf at thalassa.informatimago.com>,
   Pascal Bourguignon <spam at mouse-potato.com> wrote:
>Ian Wilson <scobloke2 at infotop.co.uk> writes:
>
>> David Schwartz wrote:
>> 
>> > <ctcgag at hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> > news:20040827135423.154$1T at newsreader.com...
>> >
>> >>"David Schwartz" <davids at webmaster.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >>>    I don't follow you at all. I think you'll find the most useful,
>> >>>meaningful complaints about, say, a Ford Explorer from the people who
>> >>>drive one every day.
>> >
>> >>And if they continue to drive one everyday, perhaps you would conclude
>> >>that their complaints are insincere.
>> >     That's a load of crap.
>> >     DS
>> >
>> 
>> 
>> You're both right but ...
>> 
>> Xah Lee: "I'm starting my own cult to exterminate morons on
>> this earth.  Two things are on the top of my agenda: Unixism and Perl."
>> 
>> Pascal Bourguignon: <Xah Lee's website runs on Linux, a Unix-like OS>
>> 
>> 
>> Is more like
>> 
>> Joe Blow: I'm going to exterminate all morons who drive a Ford Explorer.
>> 
>> Fred Bloggs: But Joe, you drive a Ford Explorer!
>> 
>> 
>> Rather than
>> 
>> Joe Blow: Ford Explorers are a little bit expensive to service and the
>> doors squeak after a couple of years.
>> 
>> Fred Bloggs: Thanks for the tip Joe, I see you drive one, so you
>> should know.
>
>Case closed.  (And probably Xah has suicidal impulses).

Nah, he's a Democrat of the Liberal flavor.

/BAH


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