Old farts and new Linux (was: new FC1 install problems)

Bill Diamond bill at billdiamond.com
Sat May 8 01:10:14 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 11:00, Steve Searle wrote:

> Around 03:44pm on Monday, May 03, 2004 (UK time), duncan brown scrawled:
> > and i don't mean to insult you in anyway, but... i wonder who's the oldest
> > computer literate linux user out there?  i sort of have the mentality of
> > the hippies back in the 60s/70s, don't trust anyone over 30 =] ... it's
> > hard for me to believe that someone over 30 uses linux personally, once
> > you're over 30 you have to start thinking more like a manager =]... then
> > again, i'm almost over that line, but i don't feel like i'm that close =]
> Well I'm 43 and have 5 PCs/Servers in my study running Gnu/Linux.  I
> started as a trainee programmer on a Honeywell maiunframe in '79.
> And I know there are plenty older and more skilled than me.
> Cheers
> Steve

Ditto. I'm pushing 44, and I have three Linux servers and two WinPCs.  

Please, sonny.  We grandpappys were programming Unix before you were
even conceived of.    Hell, I was programming Bell Version 3 back in

So, y'all hush up now and respect your elders :-)

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