RE: Stallman back-pedalling furiously

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Date: Mon Sep 11 2000 - 10:17:11 PDT

A funny story about him came from a friend of mine who worked for GNU for
a while. The first question she was asked at her interview was, "Can you
handle being called a clueless idiot all the time?" to which she replied,
"sure!" She got the job. (:

 "A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity."
          -- Robert Frost

On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, Mark Day wrote:

> > There's the measure of the man: trying to stir up shit and cause
> > trouble for KDE where there was none. Bah.
> My occasional interactions with RMS over the years have convinced me that
> his disregard for (or ignorance of) conventional social behavior is at the
> core of both his successes and his failures. It's not like it's a recent
> development.
> "RMS acts like a jerk" seems like a real dog-bites-man ho-hum story to me.
> --Mark

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