linuxdoctor at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 13 09:22:42 EST 2001
--- Chris Herrnberger <chris123 at netcom.ca> wrote:
> and now there hitting Linux groups for IT talent. Hmmm and for
> March @
> OCLUG we have Mr Miller from MS. Now that would be fun.
How interesting. Let's see now, it's in Australia, not bad, warm all
year 'round, that's very good.
What else..."The company is seeking people with a postgraduate
university degree in computer science or a related field as well as
very strong abilities to write code in C/C++". Ok, so far so good.
So, now it says "I understand lovers of Linux/Unix sometimes don't
have much love for Microsoft . . . (but) We are looking for the best
and brightest", me to a tee that's for sure you can't as bright or
brighter than me and remain human.
And then there's 'Walshe said the core Linux groups were "often
fanatical about what it is that they are doing" and often had a deep
technical grasp of the product. "Those people - whether it's Linux or
anything else - that's the way they normally look at whatever
software or platform they are dealing with," he said.' Fanatical,
Then there is my favourite quote in the article from the Linux Users
of Victoria. In a carefully worded statement issued on the subject
late last week, the group said: "We're glad to see that Microsoft has
finally recognised the superior quality of Linux and the Linux
I wonder if their interested in people who want to destroy
"However dazzling and dauting (the technologist's) display
of worldly wisdom, their true inspiration lies elsewhere,
in an enduring, otherworldly quest for transcendence and
salvation" - David F. Noble, "The Religion of Technology"
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