fiasco - related

Julian Stecklina jsteckli at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Fri Jan 29 17:33:07 CET 2010


Alan Grimes <agrimes at speakeasy.net> writes:

> To me, capabilities are nothing but a buzzword that a tiny fraction of a
> minority of the academic computing community have latched on to,
> fetishized, and have turned into a cult religion. Now they are starting
> to mercilessly ram it down the throats of every kernel project that
> isn't already cast in stone such as unix.
>
> To me, any security mechanism is nothing more than something I have to
> hack around to make the computer do anything useful at all. =( That's
> why I still love DOS, it does **ANYTHING** you ask it to.

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            |  PLEASE  |
            |  DO NOT  |
            | FEED THE |
            |  TROLLS  |
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-- 
"Actually I made up the term "object-oriented", and I can tell you I
did not have C++ in mind." - Alan Kay (OOPSLA 1997 Keynote)




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