Web Portal: Take a look at your crystal ball. What will be the
greatest and most exciting thing for Linux/OpenSource this year?
Linus: Zzazzam.. Hocus Pokus.. Crack. Uhhuh.
ENOCRYSTALBALL . I'll have to use my plastic
pocket-sized ICan'tBelieveIt'sNotCrystal ball instead. It's not as
reliable, but at least it hasn't cracked.
PlasticBall predictions for the year 2001:
"AntiTrust" the movie will be a big hit, and as a result
Miguel de Icaza will move to Hollywood to start a career
as an actor. However, he hits on some bad times, and ends
up being featured only in a few B-class porno flicks. Later
in the year, after he gets out of rehab, he comes back to
Telsa decides to shave and give a haircut to Alan Cox
while he is sleeping. Alan, in a disgusted rage, doesn't even
notice that she also set out the dark suit he normally
reserves for funerals. He stomps off, vowing never to
return. Telsa is heartbroken - it was just meant to be a
Three hours later, Alan sheepishly returns after he was
mistaken by a mob of teenagers for being the missing
band-member of N'Sync. Even Alan sees the irony of
that, and decides to make up with Telsa. As long as she
doesn't try any funny stuff again.
Linus gets pulled over by the cops for speeding, and one of
the officers on duty recognize him as FBI wanted #1
druglord Luis "the tech" Escobar. After a wild car-chase,
going almost 40 mph on US101 in rush hour, Linus is finally
apprehended. Future Linux development happens from the
California State Penitentiary.
When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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