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Old 12-25-2002, 09:21 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Letter........

Have someone ever e-mailed to Linus Torvalds?
Old 12-25-2002, 09:57 AM   #2
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Sure I send him suggestions all the time.

Just kidding

they would probably be directed to /dev/null
Old 12-25-2002, 12:46 PM   #3
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seems its the same like sending mail to Bill gates
Old 12-25-2002, 12:50 PM   #4
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rms, on the other hand, is actually fairly accessible
Old 12-25-2002, 02:59 PM   #5
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I think his email is listed on Eric Raymonds website, linus at transmeta dot com or something, along with a strong warning not to send him crap or trivial mail because he's too nice to just throw it out. Eric goes on to say don't mess with Linus or his "hacker friends" will make your life hell. Good advice...

OK, I just this:

Last edited by bulliver; 12-25-2002 at 03:04 PM.
Old 12-25-2002, 05:26 PM   #6
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Its - if you read the Linux kernel mailing list then you'd know If you suggest things to Linus, he does usually listen, but Alan Cox (ac) is a guy that will actually explain things to you

/me salutes ac



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