[linux-elitists] Should software apologize?

Michael D. Hirsch mdhirsch@mail.com
Thu May 2 07:46:30 PDT 2002


Rick Moen writes:
 > Quoting Michael D. Hirsch (mdhirsch@mail.com):
 > 
 > > Um, because it is more friendly than calling the user a moron?  I
 > > think more software should apologize.
 > 
 > But perhaps committing seppuku in disgrace is overdoing it.

"I'm sorry.  You entered an illegal command.  Wiping the bootsector
and sutting down."

--Michael



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