Xah Lee's Unixism

CBFalconer cbfalconer at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 3 07:03:36 CEST 2004


Alan Balmer wrote:
> <john.thingstad at chello.no> wrote:
> 
>> well documented at the time. Linux Pauling started out with minix
>> and then went on to make a (mostly) posix compliant unix.
> 
> Linux Pauling? I know about Linus Torvalds and Linus Pauling . I
> don't think the latter had much to do with Linux.

This has to do with the well known metamorphosis of the common
cold into an OS when treated with large doses of vitamin C.  Those
viruses are smart.

-- 
 "A man who is right every time is not likely to do very much."
                           -- Francis Crick, co-discover of DNA
 "There is nothing more amazing than stupidity in action."
                                             -- Thomas Matthews





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