Subject: Re: arch advocates
From: Tom Lord <>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 13:39:27 -0700 (PDT)

   > Brian, you hit the nail on the head.  

See my reply to brian.

   > If, in 5 days or 5 years,
   > virtually all GNU developers are using arch, you can bet that Red Hat
   > will be only too happy to distribute it, use it, and extol its
   > virtues. 

Um, that attitude makes your company a very dangerous phenomenon on
the face of the earth.  Do I need to elaborate?

   > But as I've said (too) many times, our my personal policy (and to a
   > large extent our product policy) is to ignore what authors tell us about
   > their software and listen only to what users say.  

We could do your job with an eliza program, then.  Turn over your
salary to some AI grad students, please.