[linux-elitists] Should software apologize?
Thu May 2 09:59:26 PDT 2002
>>>>> "DM" == Don Marti <email@example.com> writes:
DM> Sorry? What is apt-get doing apologizing?
DM> $ ls /usr/bin | xargs strings | grep Sorry | wc -l 223
DM> 223 apologies? A few of them are for exceeding compiled-in
DM> limits or some such, which is something to apologize for, but
DM> why should software apologize to you for _your_ mistake?
I think it's more of a Rick Moen apology: "I'm sorry to hear about
Mr. Bad <firstname.lastname@example.org> | Pigdog Journal | http://pigdog.org/
"Well, I fooled you! I fooled you! I got pig iron! I got pig iron!
I got aaaaallll pig iron!"
More information about the linux-elitists