[Gllug] Esotericism

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Mon Jun 6 20:59:56 UTC 2011

On 6 Jun 2011, John Edwards outgrape:

> I'm not sure what philosophy you are talking about, but most
> dictionaries define "esoteric" as mystical, secretive, or difficult
> to understand.
> These are things that many people associate with Linux/UNIX (and
> other complex computer technologies), especially if they are not
> familiar with the history or technology.

Or if they have ever had anything to do with the X Window System.
Krishna Birth's first foray herein was related to XKb. I can understand
him(?) thinking the thing is esoteric with *that* as an introduction.

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