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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, 01:39 PM   #16
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Hmmm. What's that approaching very, very fast. It's getting kind of big. It looks a lot like a chair..... OH CRAP HIT THE DECK!!!!!!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 01:53 PM   #17
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No Pat, no vote.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 01:58 PM   #18
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No Pat. Vote for Ballmer.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 05:19 PM   #19
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Okay, if I could edit the poll I would -- to include Volkerding and Aaron Griffin (the Arch BDFL, whom I like a LOT better than Volkerding -- considering that I think it's a real pain to have to install package dependencies one by one -- already tried this with GNU Make on Ubuntu). I will try to edit the poll -- but don't keep your hopes up.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 05:21 PM   #20
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Tried going "Advanced" to edit the poll -- no luck. Reporting this to the LQ Bug Tracker.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 05:23 PM   #21
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If I'm not mistaken, I don't think a poll can be altered after people have already begun to vote. Or it might be a bug, dunno.
 
Old 10-26-2010, 06:01 PM   #22
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Then how come on Ubuntu Forums it can? UF uses the same forum software!
 
Old 10-26-2010, 06:04 PM   #23
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In that case either the option to do so is disabled, and Jeremy has to enable it or.... I dunno, its a bug then.
 
Old 10-28-2010, 01:40 AM   #24
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Reported the original post to the Mods to ask them to edit the poll.
 
Old 10-28-2010, 08:11 AM   #25
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Richard Stallman's singing == Steve Ballmer's dancing.
Here he is, singing "The Free Software Song", while beating a laptop to death.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zrrn7DS5cE
 
Old 11-25-2010, 07:42 AM   #26
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WHAT? NO brianL?! THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!

Anyway, without brianL as an option, I chose Linus Torvalds and Jeremy. I like Linus because he's a funny common-sense guy who's really laid back and cool. (Steve Ballmer on the other hand...) I picked Jeremy because he has always been nice and he has made LQ a really great place.
 
Old 11-25-2010, 08:11 AM   #27
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Yes, brianL is wonderful. He's witty, charming, intelligent, kind, rugged, manly, handsome...I could go on all day about how great he is. And he's extremely modest and...and...

Last edited by brianL; 11-25-2010 at 08:12 AM.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 06:40 AM   #28
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...he's a liar.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 08:09 AM   #29
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I laughed at how many votes Steve Ballmer got just because Kenny started this thread.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 08:34 AM   #30
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Ballmer baby! Beat those linux hippie commies!
 
  


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