[clug] Why do we do what we do in Linux? [was Re: Text editor]

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Tue Oct 28 11:03:07 MDT 2014

Well, Ben:

I appear to be getting talked-around!

> Going off topic, author Neal Stephenson discusses some of those
> problems in his essay:

It seems that I now need indoctrinating in a religion!

> He makes an interesting analogy between Linux/Unix and an industrial
> power drill - the Hole Hawg. An annotated version of the text is here:

Thanks for initiating me into the sacred lore!


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