[RFC] /var versus /srv

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at hi.is
Thu Sep 27 11:18:40 UTC 2007

Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On 9/21/07, David Cantrell <dcantrell at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On another note, could we please stop the +1 and -1 garbage replies to people?  Just say you agree or disagree.  Where did the +1 and -1 trend come from because it's really freaking annoying.
> Amateur historian hat on
> This usage of +1/-1 has been in various places, but seems to have
> become mainstream sometime in the late 1990's when Slashdot
> implemented its first karma system. People would ask other people who
> had karma to +1/-1 an article/comment/etc because they felt it was
> important etc. It then started being used on other lists as a common
> meme as anyone who was anyone was reading Slashdot (even if not
> admitting it).
> Getting it to stop will be at this point like getting the press not to
> call criminal software users 'hackers'.

Best regards
               Johann B.


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