[offtopic] black helicopters (???)
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba-tng.org
Wed Jan 9 17:17:02 GMT 2002
On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 02:53:47PM -0500, David Brodbeck wrote:
> >additionally, there are factors that you are unaware of that
> >relate to US government agency manipulation, which have had
> >a seriously detrimental influence in my involvement with samba.
> (Look out, it's the black helicopters!)
if you're worried about the black helicopters,
look in shop windows, car mirrors, swing a glass door out
into the shop or into the street, and look up or backwards.
... then again, you _could_ just stop doing whatever it
was that brought you to the attention of the people _in_
the black helicopters.
and for the record, the black helicopters are _not_
what you need to concern yourself with the most: there's
far more scary shit [if you're someone that has something
to hide and be scared _about_!] out there than black
> >- the linux _kernel_ provided an implementation of a web server,
> >dominating port 80, making it completely pointless for anyone
> >to even think about _writing_ their own web server
> There *is* a kernel implementation of a web server. It hasn't had the
> effect you suggest it would.
i doubt that it would [it was a hypothetical scenario] because:
it's probably disabled by default and you probably have to download
and install it yourself, instead of being installed by every single
linux vendor and enabled by default.
> I find it kind of odd to describe anything that's both open-source *and*
> based on a documented protocol as "proprietary". But I know I'm not on the
> list of people you want to see posting to this thread, regardless.
all opinions appreciated here.
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