Linus Torvalds leaving Linux due to SJWs?

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Linus Torvalds leaving Linux due to SJWs?

Post by HTRN » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:38 pm

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Post by g-man » Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:50 pm

So it appears Torvalds was an adherent of the 'Pence Policy' even back in '15 (or earlier), due to multiple attempted setups. My dad tried to impress this on me back in high school two-dozen-odd years ago, but didn't really elaborate... it makes more and more sense now. The point about never being alone either is interesting, since it means you ALWAYS have witnesses (PLURAL) to your NOT being a creep. I can imagine, given what I've read of his personality, that this is a 'I'd better step away before I just throat-punch one of these assholes' hiatus, rather than him needing to 'work on his behavior'.

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Re: Linus Torvalds leaving Linux due to SJWs?

Post by HTRN » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:39 pm

g-man wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:50 pm
I can imagine, given what I've read of his personality, that this is a 'I'd better step away before I just throat-punch one of these assholes' hiatus, rather than him needing to 'work on his behavior'.
Linus is an asshole of epic proportions, which is no secret, which is why his statement is so unlike him - i think they got to him, and somebody wrote that for him, and told him to sign it or face a lawsuit.
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Post by Johnnyreb » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:06 am

Anyone read that recent post of Kim's? Talking about how CEOs and execs have changed their behavior and cut their socialising with employees because of all this metoo? And how they are saying they now prefer not to hire women?

The real killer was the bit about Amazon dumping their new super duper computerized employee finder program.... because it was showing a clear preference for hiring men instead of women.

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Post by blackeagle603 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:50 am

My dad practiced the Pence policy and passed it on to me. Saved his bacon in the 60's and 70's as the #1 guy in a hospital full of female staff.

Probably saved my bacon too since.
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Post by Greg » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:10 am

HTRN wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:39 pm
g-man wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:50 pm
I can imagine, given what I've read of his personality, that this is a 'I'd better step away before I just throat-punch one of these assholes' hiatus, rather than him needing to 'work on his behavior'.
Linus is an asshole of epic proportions, which is no secret, which is why his statement is so unlike him - i think they got to him, and somebody wrote that for him, and told him to sign it or face a lawsuit.
Linus' daughter is a hardcore SJW. They got to him where it hurts.
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Re: Linus Torvalds leaving Linux due to SJWs?

Post by skb12172 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:17 am

blackeagle603 wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:50 am
My dad practiced the Pence policy and passed it on to me. Saved his bacon in the 60's and 70's as the #1 guy in a hospital full of female staff.

Probably saved my bacon too since.
What saved my bacon was hiring my mom to work with me. Unless one of us was in the bathroom, we were literally within 10 feet of one another during the entire workday, including lunch. When I faced not one, but two false accusations, it was pretty amusing to see all the reactions, since I would've had to commit my atrocities literally within arms length of dear 'ol mommy. When I mentioned the possibility of my own lawsuit, you could've powered a small city with the kinetic energy from HR backpedaling. By the way, the company ended up going out of business less than six months later. When it happened, I had voluntarily left three months earlier for a better situation. I heard the news and clapped my hands and giggled like a little bitch.
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Re: Linus Torvalds leaving Linux due to SJWs?

Post by g-man » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:32 pm

skb12172 wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:17 am
I heard the news and clapped my hands and giggled like a little bitch.
There are times and places when giggling like a little bitch are not only acceptable, but the only appropriate response. Bravo sir.
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