Re: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)

From: Matthew Kirkwood (
Date: Tue Jun 19 2001 - 11:26:09 EST

On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Larry McVoy wrote:

> ``Think of it this way: threads are like salt, not like pasta. You
> like salt, I like salt, we all like salt. But we eat more pasta.''

This is oft-quoted but has, IMO, the property of not actually
making any sense.

Besides, it offers the unhealthy among us an excuse for bad


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