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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
See also: Len Brown's photos from the kernel summit and JLS.
A Tokyo moment
Posted Oct 22, 2009 15:17 UTC (Thu) by glandium (subscriber, #46059)
Posted Oct 23, 2009 8:35 UTC (Fri) by w_sang (subscriber, #52415)
Posted Oct 22, 2009 16:06 UTC (Thu) by kragil (subscriber, #34373)
Nice to see Linus has the cool socks&sandals thing going ;)
On the other hand...
Posted Oct 22, 2009 17:29 UTC (Thu) by Max.Hyre (subscriber, #1054)
Posted Oct 22, 2009 18:29 UTC (Thu) by marduk (subscriber, #3831)
I once saw him do tha... oh, wait.. that wasn't his thumb ;-)
Posted Oct 22, 2009 19:20 UTC (Thu) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
A lot of Linux hating Redmond fans
Indeed, to characterize anyone at all as 'Linux hating' or 'Microsoft lover' is a fairly unhelpful mindset, in my view.
Posted Oct 22, 2009 20:05 UTC (Thu) by Trelane (subscriber, #56877)
Oh yes, they exist
Posted Oct 22, 2009 22:16 UTC (Thu) by felixfix (subscriber, #242)
This idiot interrupted me just when I was about to start screaming and told me there were no bugs in Microsoft products, that it was all operator error. He was dead serious about this as he always had been about all Microsoft products. He would have invited Bill Gates to be his best man if he were getting married. And no, it was not a joke. He never once showed the slightest sense of humor about anything, ever. I disinvited him from my cubicle and went back to my task and eventually got it working again.
Yes, those people do indeed exist.
Posted Oct 23, 2009 3:26 UTC (Fri) by gus3 (guest, #61103)
Of course, the easiest come-back is, "If Windows has no bugs, why does it need Patch Tuesdays?"
Posted Oct 23, 2009 8:42 UTC (Fri) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
Posted Nov 6, 2009 0:38 UTC (Fri) by Wol (guest, #4433)
Apart from the MICROSOFT bugs (of which it contains too many :-(, it works PERFECTly.
Posted Oct 23, 2009 22:55 UTC (Fri) by njs (guest, #40338)
Dude, this is humanity. People will form tribes-for-tribes-sake around *anything*.
Posted Oct 24, 2009 6:18 UTC (Sat) by jordanb (guest, #45668)
Posted Oct 30, 2009 15:05 UTC (Fri) by dion (subscriber, #2764)
... although I suspect there are quite a few Raymond hating Linux fans:)
Posted Nov 2, 2009 20:00 UTC (Mon) by leoc (subscriber, #39773)
Posted Oct 22, 2009 16:15 UTC (Thu) by Quazatron (guest, #4368)
Posted Oct 23, 2009 8:08 UTC (Fri) by yoshi314 (guest, #36190)
now that i think of it - i hope they do try. can't wait to see what happens
Posted Oct 29, 2009 16:21 UTC (Thu) by SEMW (guest, #52697)
You mean apart from Chris Schlaeger suing them for copyright infringement?
Posted Oct 24, 2009 9:39 UTC (Sat) by russelljohn (subscriber, #57603)
Posted Oct 27, 2009 3:20 UTC (Tue) by AJWM (guest, #15888)
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