[NCLUG] Finally: an on-topic topic...

Marcio Luis Teixeira marciot at holly.colostate.edu
Mon Oct 28 15:43:49 MST 2002

On Monday 28 October 2002 09:56 pm, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> It honestly seems like some people just plug a few words into a search
> engine, click the button, look for an e-mail address on the page while
> avoiding the remainder of the content, and send an e-mail message...

Yeah. But at least we tell them to get Linux. That's a lot more help than they 
would get from Microsoft tech support.

> You obviously haven't run very many open source projects, have you?  It
> is *HARD HARD HARD* to get contributors...  Ask the teams behind
> Mozilla and Boa Constructor as a couple of examples...

Don't take that e-mail *too* seriously. Look at the last line.

I don't think software will *really* be writing itself anytime soon, but it 
interesting to speculate. Someday it may happen.

> Wow, I think I'll not be there this week.

Nor will I. I just give out the homework and then don't show up to grade it...

Speaking of which, I hope you guys aren't *too* offended that I no longer show 
up at hacking society. I swear, if I could "apt-get" a better laptop, I 

"apt-get money" doesn't work either :P

Marcio Luis Teixeira

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