Xah Lee's Unixism

Pascal Bourguignon spam at mouse-potato.com
Sat Aug 28 18:05:47 CEST 2004


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).

-- 
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neither do we.



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