The Unix Haters' Handbook
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Tue Apr 8 09:27:46 CDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 7:20 AM, John Foust <jfoust at threedee.com> wrote:
> At 01:20 AM 4/8/2008, der Mouse wrote:
> >I do. But then, I wrote both the tar implementation I use and its
> >manpage, so perhaps that's cheating. :) (Actually, the manpage is
> >somewhat out of date; I doubt I've updated it since the last round of
> >changes to the code....)
> I think you started out trying to prove a point, but you proved another.
> Is that what they call an "own goal"?
> - John
The point is that the GNU tools are so crappy, he was forced to write
his own. How does that reflect on the work of Mr. Stallman, a LispM
fanatic? For the brainchild of an old-time Lisp hacker, GNU has sure
become inelegant and disgusting.
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
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