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Author: Bruce Perens
To: Steve Litt
CC: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] I'm angry, and I think you guys will understand
It's kind of funny, since SystemD is a band-aid on a 1971 operating system
paradigm that has no concept of a session or inter-system dependencies. If
you want an appeal to novelty, that's where one belongs.

On Tue, Mar 19, 2024 at 10:10 AM Steve Litt <slitt@???>

> I'm re-learning pre-calculus online, and an advertisement came on
> saying something like:
> "Still searching Youtube for math help and finding nothing except
> videos from 2006?
> <swearwords class="deleted">
> </swearwords>
> OMG, 2006, it's out of warranty!
> I'm sick of this stuff. <mimic class="poettering-voice">But it's so
> old!</mimic> Math at the undergraduate college level hasn't changed in
> several hundred years. I was doing calculus in 1967 and differential
> equations in 1969. The Pythagorean Theorem was discovered in 1600 BC,
> and that's over 3600 years ago for those who think math is a hip new
> technology.
> The increased and every day use of this appeal to novelty fallacy is
> getting more and more annoying. It's not just software, it's
> everything. It really frosts my petunias.
> SteveT
> Steve Litt
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