Xah Lee's Unixism

Alan J. Flavell flavell at ph.gla.ac.uk
Sat Sep 4 14:28:11 CEST 2004


On Sat, 4 Sep 2004 jmfbahciv at aol.com wrote:

> Are we suffering from the demise of the thingies we used to
> call DECUS when the workers got together instead of the PHBs
> and marketeers?

We certainly are.  Self-help meetings of techies have always been
a step-child as far as manglement are concerned.  I could list a few 
that I've been involved in over the years, that have been chipped away
bit by bit by cost-paring management until they finally lost critical 
mass.

But we have the 'net, so it's not all bad.



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