[Nottingham] glibc abort() (Re: [Talk] *TODAY* 7:30pm 17/05/2018: Software Freedom, Money, and Proprietary, and What Next!)
fay_knight at zoho.com
Thu May 17 18:40:47 UTC 2018
I'm on my way to Nottingham now, will probably see you in about half an hour.
But if we are discussing RMS can we just be clear that I am NOT watching that video of him picking something off his foot. Thanks.
On 17 May 2018 13:17:13 BST, Martin via Nottingham <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>On 17/05/18 09:54, Jason Irwin via Nottingham wrote:
>> On 16/05/18 15:50, Martin via Nottingham wrote:
>>> Just for fun ( :-P ) for our talk/discussion, we enjoy a real
>>> roller-coaster ride to whiz through the fun of how we got to the
>>> day computing we know today, revelling in the antics of the various
>>> Boys! We also have the elephant of Social Media, The 'Cloud', and
>>> 'others'. And there is also FLOSS...
>> Will this include RMS's recent rank-pulling over the maintainers of
>> He's a bit like Dawkins in many ways.
>> Smart, almost certainly correct, struggles to engage in a personable
>Thanks for that.
>Rather a good/bad one, very sad, and hopefully suitably thought
>provoking to kick the USA for how they appear to remain Biblically
>So, a well needed good blast from 26 years ago to hit home today:
>You have GNU sense of humor! Glibc abortion 'joke' diff tiff leaves
>Richard Stallman miffed
>FSF firebrand rails against purged abort() docs 'satire'
>Delete abortion joke
>commit reversion without review
>Meanwhile we have the real world where very sadly, that joke is still a
>real world bad joke.
>To pick up on some of the other notes in that article, we also very
>timely have this news snippet this morning:
>How physics gender gap starts in the classroom
>There is also the very unfavourable skew whereby, at least in the UK,
>the great majority of primary school teachers are all female, whereas
>the majority of teachers for secondary school are male...
>There is also the aspect that teaching is far far far too lowly
>Do we really want to wait centuries to get a better more healthy
>Much more beer needed to fix that one! :-(
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