[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue Jan 6 07:24:20 PST 2004

<quote who="Chip Salzenberg">

> > I think the work of my peers - whatever project they work on - deserves
> > far more respect [...]
> No!  No one's work deserves respect just because it *is* work, no matter
> the license.  If I went and turned the length of I-80 on its side, that
> would be a lot of work; would I deserve respect for it?  I would deserve
> derision ... and maybe some time in a padded room.
> People deserve respect.  (Mostly.)  Work must stand on its own.

Right, then: People deserve respect and politeness for this kind of work.

- Jeff

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