The future of NetBSD
Posted Sep 17, 2006 12:11 UTC (Sun) by lysse
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And thus is the coup completed... what I find most disturbing (although this may be because I'm a bit simple) is that whilst this statement is obviously a response to Hannum's criticism, they choose to insult everyone's intelligence by pretending it's just a simple edge-tidying...
Still, as someone else pointed out, the same thing happened to Keith Packard. And we all know how well that turned out. ;) But at least XFree86 were honest enough to make it clear that it was personal. This announcement looks like the product of someone who truly believes that pretending to be impersonal and bureaucratic will allow them to turn around and say "You can't possibly think that!" and be believed. That level of self-deception doesn't generally augur well for successful leadership; it's characteristic of people who desperately want to be leaders, and not of those to whom it comes naturally.
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