richard: there is some guy at the door. wants to join the party. eric: oh? richard: he has a funny accent. funny hair. funny clothes. and says he's been into space. eric: He doesn't sound like the kind of guy we'd like to work with mark: hi guys richard: oh and he has 200 million dollars *eric hugging mark*: Welcome to the family Mick.
MarkShuttleworth young. Eric+Richard OLD.
- Monty Python "In my day" geek jokes
eric: he's awfully young this Mark chap. bruce: in my day we didn't all have 200 million dollars you know. we had to make do with whatever we could eric: in my day, my va linux shares were worth 30 million dollars. I had to get by impersonating James Bond bruce: in my day, I used to 'ave this tiny old shell account, with great big security holes in the kernel eric: shell account? you were lucky to have userspace! kernel space was all we had! richard: oh we used to *dream* of having a kernel, all we had was the bare metal linus: in my day, we didn't even have bare metal. and when programming I used to write the stack by hand on paper, stored the cpu registers on a blackboard and programmed directly in electricity. richard: Err, Linus, you grew up in Finland. You've had a laptop since you were 8. linus: yeah, I just did those things for fun. We had to use those microswitch keyboards though, which hurt my fingers sometimes.