[rescue] Re: Help IDing Old Drive

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Tue Mar 23 12:22:43 CST 2004

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 08:06:52AM -0600, Wes Will wrote:
> >   Some newer things are better...but newer things aren't better simply 
> >by virtue of being newer.
> >           -Dave
> I can't find a cite to credit this to, but the concept has been stated as:
> "There are two equivalent fallacies in this universe:
> 'This is old and therefore good.'
>  is just as wrong as 
> 'This is new and therefore better.'"
> --
> Wes Will
> Computer Shaman and Informatics Thaumaturge

Actually, this is John Brunner.  I posted it just the other day.

"There are two types of fools in the world - those who say, 'This is old
 and therefore good', and those who say, 'This is new and therefore

 .*********  Fight Back!  It may not be just YOUR life at risk.  *********.
 : phil stracchino : unix ronin : renaissance man : mystic zen biker geek :
 :  alaric at caerllewys.net|phil-stracchino at earthlink.net|phil at novylen.net  :
 :   2000 CBR929RR, 1991 VFR750F3 (foully murdered), 1986 VF500F (sold)   :
 :    Linux Now!   ...Because friends don't let friends use Microsoft.    :

More information about the rescue mailing list