Re: [hackers-il] The hippies, drug addicts and idiots who don't use Linux
On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 12:27:04AM +0200, Nadav Har'El wrote:
> And today (Oct 4, 2001), Linus himself graced us with the following gem
> about the Hurd people (in a discussion about why the Hurd implements some
> parameter to mmap() that Linux doesn't)
> "Trust me. The people who came up with MAP_COPY were stupid. Really. It's
> an idiotic concept, and it's not worth implementing.
> In short: just say NO TO DRUGS, and maybe you won't end up like the Hurd
> Interesting concept... Accusing everyone who doesn't agree with you to being
...And not for the first time. Linus has always been known for his
vicious attacks on ideas he considers sub-optimal. I disagree that
we should consider it bigotry or prejudice; Linus attacks all ideas
he doesn't like with with an equally strong language.
By the way, I consider the related technical discussion fascinating.