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Old 01-16-2015, 05:41 AM   #1
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LXer: Linus Torvalds on why he isn’t nice: “I don’t care about you”


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On Friday in New Zealand—meaning Thursday in the United States, because, well, time zones—Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds ended a keynote presentation at a New Zealand open source conference by offering flip responses to questions about diversity, future projects, and his gruff attitude toward Linux developers.

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Old 01-16-2015, 08:56 AM   #2
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Click bait.
 
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Nothing on arstechnica is clickbait, rokytnj. Arstechnica's articles are always well-written, well-researched and full of content.
 
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Subject matter is click bait. But I don't expect everyone to have the same outlook on every day things like I do.
 
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I would encourage Linus Torvalds to try and be a bit more politically correct. I know and probably he knows it's all just hypocrisy, but you want good PR. What does it cost you ? A few words.

Maybe they caught him in a bad mood at the time.
 
  


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