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View Poll Results: What BDFL(s) do you like best? (Mark all that apply).
Richard Stallman 9 28.13%
Linus Torvalds 15 46.88%
Bob Young/Mark Ewing 0 0%
Ron Houvsepian 0 0%
Jeremy Garcia (think: LQ User #1) 9 28.13%
Mark Shuttleworth 1 3.13%
Clement Lefebvre 1 3.13%
Steve Ballmer (**DON'T** select this unless you're a M$ troll!!) 18 56.25%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 32. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-26-2010, 09:46 AM   #1
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The BDFL Wars Superthread


Which BDFL(s) do you like best? Please explain your poll votes in detail.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 11:03 AM   #2
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I voted for Dick and Linus because I have read mostly about them, but hardly any about the others... there are many other pillars of the Linux world I would also vote for. !

ps just one thing though,I really don,t think they are any kind of dictator,just a minor insignificant point... LOL
 
Old 10-26-2010, 11:11 AM   #3
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Off to big General with this - not technical and, with the inclusion of Stallman on the list, not even Linux!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 11:14 AM   #4
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BDFL? Please define.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 11:14 AM   #5
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This is crap, where is Patrick Volkerding!? What kind of poll is this!? You could have at least added an 'other' option!

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Old 10-26-2010, 11:55 AM   #6
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I'm not voting until we have a Patrick Volkerding choice. Sheesh, how can you create a BDFL thread without Patrick Volkerding. Kids these days.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:03 PM   #7
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I'm not voting until we have a Patrick Volkerding choice. Sheesh, how can you create a BDFL thread without Patrick Volkerding. Kids these days.
Same here. In fact, if you don't add it, I'll vote for Ballmer.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:04 PM   #8
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This is crap, where is Patrick Volkerding!? What kind of poll is this!? You could have at least added an 'other' option!
Yeah, and I miss a 'none' option, who likes dictators?

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with the inclusion of Stallman on the list, not even Linux!
Why?
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:29 PM   #9
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Same here. In fact, if you don't add it, I'll vote for Ballmer.
+1.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:30 PM   #10
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But he didn't. I say we purposely skew his poll. Everyone vote for Ballmer!

I'll go first then.

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There, it is done!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:51 PM   #11
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Steve Ballmer, because he's THE MONKEY DANCING KING!!! All together now! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:52 PM   #12
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Ballmer ! Ballmer ! Ballmer !
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:53 PM   #13
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Wooo! Balmer takes the lead!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 12:54 PM   #14
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And the Winner is!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvsboPUjrGc
 
Old 10-26-2010, 01:13 PM   #15
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brianL I have three words for him.... plauge of boils !
 
  


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