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Sitaram Chamarty

people who get offended...

I know Linus himself has (supposedly, allegedly, reportedly!) mellowed, but I very much like, and agree with his famous quote about offending people: “I like offending people, because I think people who get offended should be offended.”

I don't mean (and I don't think he meant) that it should be practiced at every opportunity, but I'm sure we all know people who deserve that applied to them.

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