> (this reminds me of the story of the women with the freebsd t-shirt who
> went into a bar in a small-town deep in god-fearing texas: the locals
> listened blankly to her explanations about free UNIX operating systems,
> and chased her out of town for being a devil worshipper!)
Ah, the Linda Branagan story. You've got it slightly mangled here -
the daemon-in-sneakers has been a mascot for the BSD community
for a long time, not just of those johnny-come-lately versions for
IBM's newfangled Personal Computer..
the full story, as far as I know, is at
- although these stories do tend to get distorted slightly as they make
their way across the net and pass into folklore, this is the version
I've always seen of this tale.
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