[linux-elitists] random questions

Ben Woodard ben@zork.net
Fri Dec 7 13:03:47 PST 2001


begin  Ron Guerin  quotation:
> On Thu, 2001-12-06 at 13:49, Jay Sulzberger wrote: 
> > On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Don Marti wrote:
> > >    How come you never hear anything from Rick Belluzzo since he went from
> > >    SGI to Microsoft? Or did M$ make him an "executive" like the Soviet
> > >    Union made Kim Philby a "KGB Colonel"?
> > 
> > Rick Belluzo is Kim Philby and defends the free world by keeping Microsoft
> > even more incompetent, hard to use, and insecure than GNU/Linux.
> 
> I'm just pleased to be on a list where people are informed enough to
> know who Kim Philby was.   When Howard Stern takes a microphone out into
> the street and asks people who the Vice President of the United States
> is, more often than not, the wrong answer is offered.

I know who Kim Philby was but I don't know what happened to him once
he defected to the USSR. When they made him a "KGB Colonel" was that a
symbolic move or was it real.

-ben

> 
> Ron
> 
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