[TUHS] The origin of /home
david at kdbarto.org
Thu Oct 11 01:48:20 AEST 2018
> On Oct 10, 2018, at 8:45 AM, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 11:27 AM Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu <mailto:jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>> wrote:
> There seem to be two kind of people in the world; i) those who cannot bring
> themselves to change anything, and ii) those who change all sort of things,
> usually with no good reason (perhaps just to be different).
> The world of Unix seems to be thickly stocked with both.
> Demonstrating that we are, after all, human. ;-)
> Although I suggest that there miight be a third kind, which I think might be defined as usually those that have had some experience: "iii) Those that have learned when its now wise to break from the past, but have learned enough from it to change just the amount that needs to be changed and no more."
That third kind is so rare as to be unheard-of in common software circles.
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