Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: assholes

I refuse to tolerate assholes May 19th, 2011

Rusty Russell — a hacker I admire greatly — writes: “If you didn’t run code written by assholes, your machine wouldn’t boot.” This was passed on to me by Ben Elliston, ex-gcc hacker and good guy. Amusing in context, but the corollary is that working on free software means you’ll encounter such people. You may have to work with them. You may have to argue with them (and they may be right).…