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Re: bill gates Linux

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 12:06:34PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:

>>  The Linux "kernal" can't be so foreign a language that it can be
>>  copied ??? All code that the computer uses must come from a bios chip
>>  or the hard drive not from outer space. I am trying to avoid the
>>  problem which I have of needing a degree in Rocket Science to even
>>  see anything on my computer which originates from the blessed Linus
>>  "kernal". Who in this world can actually read hexadecimal code
>>  anyway.

> Who tries? The Linux kernel isn't directly written in hexadecimal, you
> know; people have better things to do than write machine code directly.

So it's written in qbasic?  Because if it's not done in machine code, it
must be done in qbasic!

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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