[CrackMonkey] Communist Linuxiains
sabetts at tiny
Tue Jul 11 00:14:33 PDT 2000
> Quotation from Ziggy's Joke of the Day:
> > And since we're west of the dateline today... Did ya happen to see
> > in Saturday's NY Times how China's technocrats are embracing Linux
> > over Windows for the country's use based on reasons like security,
> > cost and Linux's use of the GNU open-source model?
> > On the open-source issue, Craig S. Smith, writing for the Times from
> > Shanghai wrote:
> > "Unlike the Windows source code, which Microsoft
> > keeps secret, the Linux code is open for all to see
> > and is freely distributed with the stipulation that
> > anybody can improve it as long as any modifications
> > are shared with the rest of the world. The almost
> > communistic `from each according to his ability, to
> > each according to his need' approach appeals to
> > China's Marxist leaders."
> > So because I use Linux, _NOW_ I'm "almost communistic"?
Its the sad truth. At heart, we're all commi's. That why the states is
so flamboyant about it: They Can't Handle The Truth!
> > Programmers of the world untie! Okay... so I'm dyslexic, too.
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