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RE: New posting rules for Fedora List, From Linus.



The elder gods, manifesting through Henry Hartley, recently decreed:
> On Fri, 01 Apr, 2005 at 9:25 AM someone posing as Linux Torvaldz said:
>
>>> Rule #1   Posting content format
>>> All posts to the list from this point forward must be set to have
>>> a fixed display width of 4,317 inches (or the metric equivalent,
>>> 6 millimeters).
>
> Although the rest of this seems reasonable (for an arbitrarily large
> value of reasonable), I think someone needs to review his imperial
> to metric conversions.  4,317 inches (or 4.317 as we would say here
> in the good ol' USA) is closer to 10.97 cm.
>
> Hey, wait a minute, if Linus really wrote that, he would have spelled
> millimeters as millimetres.  Is this a joke?  ;)

It wasn't the real Linus.  Sheesh.  According to CNN, the *real* Linus is
considering relicensing Linux to a closed proprietary model.

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