Posted Jan 17, 2013 14:49 UTC (Thu) by naptastic (subscriber, #60139)
Parent article: Quotes of the week
These quotes both speak to the enormous growth in complexity that our software has seen in the last 20 years.
It's not that you don't have time; it's that there is SO much more to it, that you can't be expected to have time to hack on it. My kernel builds in about 10 minutes, and I still don't have time to play with all the features.
In the same vein, "If you don't like it, fork it" has gone from being a reasonable response to being an insult slightly less inelegant than "#wontfix-because-go-fsck-yourself-that's-why".