[geeks] The One True Rant (was: um, hi. I'm new.)
gary at linuxforce.org
Wed Jun 26 17:37:35 CDT 2002
Have you ever considered a second career as a minister Dave?
Preach it brother! yeeeaaaassss!
On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Dave McGuire wrote:
> This is not the issue. I couldn't care less what other people do for
> themselves, and I'm _quite_ aware that I'm the only person over whom I
> have any control. The problem comes from the fact that what these
> people buy into (and sell to their bosses) affects what happens in the
> industry, and by extension, to the science of computing. THAT is what
> I care about...and THAT is what these morons are ruining when they run
> around selling poor technology (i.e. PeeCees) to people who don't know
> any better...teaching them that, for example, they need to reboot
> their machines a several times a day "because that's just the way
> computers are". They give the whole field a bad name.
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