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Re: [SLE] The Linus Letter
  • From: Jesse Marlin <jlm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 10:48:55 -0500
  • Message-id: <15528.33127.795297.615628@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Smith writes:
> On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 10:07:57AM -0500, dep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > begin John B's quote:
> >
> > | Is that letter *really* an april fool's thing or not? This
> > | shouldn't be allowed to be kept unclear too long, too many times
> > | jokes have proved they can do amazing damage.
> > | So, if anyone can give us enough info on it to let us give a sigh
> > | of relief, please do so.
> >
> > there's a pretty good rundown of it -- and of the nifty new qt -- in
> > the top story at http://www.linuxandmain.com/news/
> >
> > it's a big day for the community, that's for sure.
>
> Guys, credit us with *some* intelligence...
> (Well, maybe not all of us)
>
> Of course it's an April Fool. Do you really think that Linus would choose
> to quit Linux development at midnight on April Fools' Day?
>
> Of course, I have no proof, but I'd be willing to bet a crisp tenner on
> it... (GBP, no new-fangled euro things round 'ere)
>
> As to whether it's posted by Linus or a spoof, I won't comment...
>
> And spaghetti *does* grow on trees.

I think the thing that proved it to me was Stallman being included in
the list of nominations.



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