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Re: debian upgrade mess

On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 06:55:36PM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> A long, long time ago I responded to a Usenet post asking whether or not
> GNU/Linux had any features to prevent users from making an absolute hash
> of things.  My response then still stands:  bitter experience.
> Which is to say, you've got plenty of rope.  Build a bridge or a noose,
> it's your choice.

There's even a quote in the fortune database:

  The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to
  hang yourself.  And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.

  finger for GPG public key.

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