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Here are some parallels I drew between an inter galactic battle far far away and cyber war near home.I have left many of the characters untouched because I have not seen any of the recent editions and its been long since I saw the orignal ones.
Dark Side : Copyright
Emperor : Bill Gates
Dart Vader : None(no one will change for good)
DeatStar : Internet Explorer
X wings : Visual Studio
Stormtroopers : M$ programmers
Force : GPL
Jedi : Copyleft
Obi : Richard Stallman
Luke : Linus
Tie figters : gcc
Rebels : The LiNUX comunity
Jedi Council : Free Software Fondation or LQ.org
Jedi Knights: Jeremy, TrickyKid(Drew), MasterC etc.
The Galaxy : Internet
Netscape : The planet that Death star blew up.
Star Wars : Internet wars
Phontams Mennace : Bill's Pen** (not pennys)
Attack of the clones : Attack of the clowns
A new begining : A new Unix
Empire Strikes back : XPires Dies Dead
The Return of Jedi : The Return of Mithais (Hindi)
I could not decide on these:
Yoda,Jedi council,Princess Lea, Quenn Amadila, Naboo, Bounty hunter, Hansolo, Falcon Mellenium,Jar Jar Binks, C3PO, R2D2(Though I do think some wise guy who wants to attack Iraq because its a threat to his daddy will fit here but then he never appeared in star wars).
The judge who ordered M$ split up, M$ Redmond Office, Windows XP, Dos, Linux, RedHat, Debian, Slackware etc.
May GPL be with you.
Last edited by yadavankur; 12-13-2002 at 12:48 PM.
We had a national census about a year ago in Canada, with a question polling for religion. There was this email going around that said to enter your religion as "Jedi Knight" because if there is over a certain amount, the "religion" must be recognized by the government. Well, our government learned that there are over 2000 "Jedi Knights" in Canada, myself included.
Oh goodness me I made a mistake there but Bert good ol boy corrected it thanks a million Bertie dear.
I knew what Tie look like It just momentarily slipped out of my mind. These are Tie's right?
But still I insist GCC is Light Saber.
In the hands of an experienced Jedi Gcc can (and will) kill then emperor. OR better still GCC is that strange lightening that comes out of yoda's hand In attcak of the clones (I have not seen it though).
Originally posted by finegan Slackware : The Millenium Falcon
It may look old and archaic, but it can do the kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.
Damn I'm a geeks.
And with a "working" crew of 2 (one if you are that good!)!
Storm Troopers = The mindless drones who don't even know Linux exist.
DV: "Luke, join the dark side."
Luke: "No way dad!"
Storm Trooper (appropriately named DeadMeat): "What, there is something other than the dark side? Lord Vader, why have we not heard of this?"
DV: "(Using Jedi Mind choke) You fool! Never look anywhere but to me for the Force!"
Dying Storm Trooper: "Lord Vaaadder, pllleeease, I only wanted something mmooore staabbbbllle...."
DV: "Muaa ha ha ha"