Re: Linux 2.6.17-rc2 (fwd)

From: Jason Pion <jpion_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Fri Apr 21 2006 - 14:03:24 CST

Just thought I'd forward this for all you slashdot readers that don't
subscribe to LKML. I got a good Friday afternoon luagh.

Have a great weekend!


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:58:46 -0700 (PDT)
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Piet Delaney <>
Cc: Jens Axboe <>, David S. Miller <>,, Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Linux 2.6.17-rc2

I got slashdotted! Yay!

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I claim that Mach people (and apparently FreeBSD) are incompetent idiots.

I also claim that Slashdot people usually are smelly and eat their
boogers, and have an IQ slightly lower than my daughters pet hamster
(that's "hamster" without a "p", btw, for any slashdot posters out
there. Try to follow me, ok?).

Furthermore, I claim that anybody that hasn't noticed by now that I'm an
opinionated bastard, and that "impolite" is my middle name, is lacking a
few clues.

Finally, it's clear that I'm not only the smartest person around, I'm also
incredibly good-looking, and that my infallible charm is also second only
to my becoming modesty.

So there. Just to clarify.

                 Linus "bow down before me, you scum" Torvalds
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