On Tue, 11 May 2004 12:51:36 +0100, Glen Gray <glen at lincor.com> wrote:
> I really am surprised at some of the aggressive posturing some people
> take when replying to emails and people who make mistakes. This is
> supposed to be a community that should encourage people like Keith. Not
> a clique for self righteous uber geeks with no time for outsiders. To
> quote Ab Simpson "For shame".
>> /me puts on his flame retardant trousers in anticipation
No, fair comment, but some of the frustration was coming not only
from his mailing list etiquette, but also from his behaviour on
IRC. Specific examples available at irc.linux.ie on request, I'm
I think half the problem is that many companies wouldn't know
what to do with a fifteen year old nascent hacker, well intentioned
It's hard enough to find decent work for co-ops at times and they
are four or five years further down the road.
Last point. If Robert Love can be redesigning major parts of the
kernel in his early twenties, we should be encouraging teenagers
to be involved with computers.
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