Re: debian-devel-elderly [was Re: What I'd like to see in a project leader]
On 15 Dec 1998, Douglas Bates wrote:
> >>>>> "John" == John Lapeyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> John> !! 51 We should implement senility testing ! (I
> John> thought I could well be the oldest at 34, with all these kids
> John> running around, I probably _am_ the oldest debian developer
> John> graduate student.)
> I was thinking of suggesting that we start a new list
> debian-devel-elderly for those of us past 30 (I'm way past at age 49).
> Remember Mario deSalva from the Berkeley free-speech riots in the 60's
> proclaiming "never trust anyone over 30". How soon we find ourselves
> on the other side of that divide!
Yep, it only takes about 30 years ;-)
> We could require that all messages be bracketed with <big> </big> so
Do you have a patch for pine?
> we could still read them, even with our failing eyesight. Also all
> posters would be required to quote the entire thread of the discussion
> because we couldn't be counted upon to remember the last message we
> had read.
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