Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Mar 28 23:01:50 CDT 2009
On Monday 23 March 2009 09:16:44 pm Fred Cisin wrote:
> > > Same goes for the word "hacker".
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, William Donzelli wrote:
> > Anyone that uses the old definition of "hacker" these days is a fool.
> There are a lot of us fools here.
> > Too many negative connotations - it is just not worth the trouble to
> > explain (that is, clear the air) to people.
> Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
I still speak of "hacking on" something these days. If the person I'm
speaking to wants to take that the wrong way, well, then I guess I'll just
deal with their misunderstanding..
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ablest -- form of life in this section of space, a critter that can
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