|Proverbs, aphorisms, quotations (English)||by Linux fortune|
|RIP is irrelevant. Spoofing is futile. Your routes will be aggregated.|
-- Alex Yuriev
| Pittsburgh Driver's Test|
(8) Pedestrians are
(c) a nuisance.
(d) difficult to clean off the front grille.
The correct answer is (a). Pedestrians are not in cars, so they are
totally irrelevant to driving; you should ignore them completely.
|A programming language is low level when its programs require attention|
to the irrelevant.
|We are Microsoft. Unix is irrelevant. Openness is futile. Prepare|
to be assimilated.
|Because you want to win benchmarketing exercises, not demonstrate that your|
architecture has any value in the real world whatsoever. Because you know
that you can induce people with financial approval to make stupid and
irrational decisions based on irrelevant data.
- Rodger Donaldson about benchmarking on linux-kernel
|Most EULA's are not legal contracts. In civilised countries the right to|
disassemble is enshrined in law (ironically it comes in Europe from trying
to keep car manufacturers from running monopolistic scams not from the
software people doing the same)
In the USA its a lot less clear. You can find laws explicitly claiming both,
and since US law is primarily about who has loads of money, its a bit
- Alan Cox explaining EULA's on linux-kernel