I've just finished re watching Good Oman's, I think it's time to re read the book
1999 posts • joined 17 Jun 2009
George Orwell new the importance of language, the whole point of New Speak in 1984 was the elimination of words and hence the elimination of the thought behind the word. Which words we use matters, though I'd point out that using insensitive terminology and/or words may not mean you are a raciest pig, just you are old and haven't got the memo yet.
There are a couple of thing's that need to be dredged up from the mists of time at the start of the case. When Google started down this track the talked to Sun about it and Sun's reply, as quoted in documents before the court was basically, sure go for it, and two Google took the publicly available API spec that Sun said they can use and wrote their own code to match that spec.
I'm sorry but having had words with Satan and his Minions he has disavowed any and all contact with the designers of systemd and has released the following statement.
There are somethings that not even Hell will stoop to. We may be evil, but we do have standards to uphold.
Yours Beelzebub p.p. Satan
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