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Re: [opensuse] Switching to SSD [Sunday contemplation]
On 05/22/2016 08:05 AM, James Knott wrote:
On 05/22/2016 07:57 AM, Anton Aylward wrote:
On 05/20/2016 12:26 PM, jdd wrote:
so I use only the defaults, thinking kernel guys are better than me :-)
Ah yes, What Adam Smith called 'division of labour' and what we term

The problem with us *NIX type is that we tend to become
"non-specializing specialists", develop a wide knowledge based on an
understanding of a few basic patterns and rules that underlay how *NIX
works. It means we can move comfortably between different version and
implementations and aren't upset when we see the innards of OSX or of
Android. ;-)

There's a 5th-order joke there.
Back when, Bell, who were responsible for the origins of UNIX, had
public payphones that cost a "nickel".

And then there are the specialists-specialists ...Its often difficult to
talk with them, they seem to have a different language.

if we're trying to be humorous than ...

A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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