[Gllug] Controversial Joel Spolsky article

Bruce Richardson itsbruce at uklinux.net
Sun Dec 21 11:40:06 UTC 2003

On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 09:45:57AM +0000, Nix wrote:
> > 	2.  It obscured the contents and their intent.  This was a) the
> > 	only protection against meddling on systems that had no
> > 	filesystem security and b) commercial paranoia, given that
> > 	microcomputers introduced a new
> lack of text? :)

*cough* "introduced a new commercial software environment, in contrast
to the traditional systems where the hardware costs were astronomical
and software was mostly free".


I must admit that the existence of Disneyland (which I know is real)
proves that we are not living in Judea in AD 50. -- Philip K. Dick
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