UNIX questions?

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Sat Jan 3 23:22:50 1998

John Higginbotham wrote:
> At 06:01 PM 1/3/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >Should I -- I fix boxen and run online and graphics apps; I don't program
> >much anymore -- play with UNIX? What would I get out of it?
> Headaches one day, major breakthroughs the next, a trip to the crazy house a
> few weeks later... I'm a user, and I can honestly say I can quit any time I
> want!

Yeah, right. I've been telling myself that for fifteen years since
Xenix showed up for the TRS-80 Model 16. Of course, I didn't start
on the hard stuff until Linus Torvalds gave me a free sample of
source code.

"He gives the kids free samples, because he knows full well,
  that today's young innocent faces, will be tomorrow's clientele."
        Tom Lehrer, "The Old Dope Peddler"
Ward Griffiths
Dylan:  How many years must some people exist, 
			before they're allowed to be free?
WDG3rd:  If they "must" exist until they're "allowed",
			they'll never be free.
Received on Sat Jan 03 1998 - 23:22:50 GMT

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