Re: [OFF TOPIC] Linus Torvalds, the man of the century
Orn E. Hansen wrote:
> Þann 10-Apr-98 skrifar Marcus Brinkmann:
> > Total Percent
> > richard rogers 636494 7.42
> > henry ford 555916 6.48
> > douglas macarthur 474770 5.53
> > bill gates 468605 5.46 <--- We can beat this poor rating!
> > howard hughes 351237 4.09
> > vehbi koc 350473 4.08
> > steve jobs 336439 3.92
> > murat arslan 205791 2.40
> Voting for Linus Tolrvalds is not a good idea. The man is not a Titan,
> in any sense of the word... even less than Bill Gates.
> Making such silly votes, is sure to disrubt the balance and help put
> Bill Gates up on the list, or is *that* your intent? to make your
> favourite maggot "Bill Gates" the Titan of the century? Do you have the
> "hots" for the man?
> People like Henry Ford, and Douglas McArthur are far greater Titans,
> who are among those candidates people *should* spend their votes on. Not
> on anal jokes, just because they have the "hots" for'em.
Sorry nobody is a titan, and *that's* why such lists are silly.
I have some headache on voting one person as figurehead of a community,
where people all over the world are involved. It does not matter if they
are called Linus, Richard or Bruce or ...
> Everything and every vote you make has a side effect.
Of course. Is Linus really "the mythical founder of free software"?
BUILDERS AND TITANS
richard rogers 636494 7.42 <-- who is it?
henry ford 555916 6.48
douglas macarthur 474770 5.53
bill gates 468605 5.46
howard hughes 351237 4.09
vehbi koc 350473 4.08 <-- don't know
steve jobs 336439 3.92
murat arslan 205791 2.40 <-- ???
Ask people in Europe or Asia or Afrika, so who is Titan anyway?
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