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Kernel Hacker's Bookshelf: Generating Realistic Impressions for File-System Benchmarking

Kernel Hacker's Bookshelf: Generating Realistic Impressions for File-System Benchmarking

Posted Apr 29, 2010 5:35 UTC (Thu) by smoogen (subscriber, #97)
Parent article: Kernel Hacker's Bookshelf: Generating Realistic Impressions for File-System Benchmarking

samizdat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samizdat

Samizdat (Russian: самиздат; Russian pronunciation: [səmɨˈzdat]) was a key form of dissident activity across the Soviet-bloc; individuals reproduced censored publications by hand and passed the documents from reader to reader,

[Also part of the title of a book that said Linux was illegally created...]

I don't think I had read/heard that term in a long time.. thankyou for bringing it up.


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Kernel Hacker's Bookshelf: Generating Realistic Impressions for File-System Benchmarking

Posted May 11, 2010 11:25 UTC (Tue) by robbe (subscriber, #16131) [Link]

While I'm all for the use of rare words, I don't see how this definition of Samizdat fits what is happening to Postmark right now. The software is under the Artistic License, so nobody is prevented to put it up for download. That nobody took it over may say something about its usability.

FWIW: http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/p/postmark/postmar...

(On the topic of Samizdat, the distribution of so called abandonware, child pornography or (in Germany and some other countries) Nazi material seems to be a better fit.)


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