[rescue] Divide and conquer

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Jul 23 21:53:39 CDT 2003

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Eric Dittman wrote:

> > *steps into the fray*
> >
> > Interestingly, Eric Raymond goes into much details about the in-fighting
> > that has happened in the Unix camp in his upcoming release "The Art of Unix
> > Programming"
> >
> > I'm reading it online at http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/taoup/html/ and
> > so far I've found it thoroughly enjoyable.
> I took a look at it.  Is the rest of the work as inaccurate as the
> information he has on VMS?

He mentions that people felt that coding IBM mainframes was like kicking a
dead whale down the beach.  *I* certainly don't feel that way.  I find it
to be liberating to code a system so capable.

Peace...  Sridhar

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