[linux-elitists] Mailman Must Die

James Sparenberg james@linuxrebel.org
Fri Oct 26 14:25:29 PDT 2007


On Friday 26 October 2007 13:47:06 James Sparenberg wrote:
> On Friday 26 October 2007 08:38:08 Rick Moen wrote:
> > Quoting Marc MERLIN (marc@merlins.org):
> > > But if your attitude to coding is "I'd rather rewrite all this than
> > > soiling my eyes and hands looking at someone else's code", that's not a
> > > very good way to get hired anywhere as a coder, and even if you are
> > > super brilliant, you end up being a DJB that people snicker at with
> > > "that guy thinks he's so bright that he had to write his own libc"
> > > (instead of fixing/wrapping the few problematic pieces of them, and in
> > > the case of reasonable maintainers, contributing the code back).
> >
> > Come the Revolution, when we're all running djbnix, Marc, you're going
> > to be in _serious_ trouble with the commissars, I hope you know.
>
> Rick, and others,
>
>    It's hardly fair  that ya'll aren't here to help me clean up the mess on
> my computer.  I see you mentioning "DJB's and djbnix" and start wondering
> what the heck... so .. I head of to my usual helper, search engines.  Much
> to my surprise the individual that this refers too, combined with my love
> of qmail and I've managed to spray my screen with coffee...
>
> James
>
 fare



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