Story: Torvalds suggests poison and sabotage for ARM SoC designersTotal Replies: 4
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Sep 11, 2013
5:36 PM EDT
We folks from the North and from the East don't share your anglo-saxon puritanism. Hence the unavoidable culture clashes. Torvalds' rants seem rather sane to me.

Sep 12, 2013
9:16 AM EDT
> your anglo-saxon puritanism

That Puritanical Holier-than-Thou attitude has been the cause of millions of dead over the last 400 years, all "for their own good".

> Torvalds' rants seem rather sane to me.

Indeed, that pesky idea of Freedom of Speech.

Sep 12, 2013
5:17 PM EDT
I stand by my point. Rants don't need to include death wishes, and those who express them can be held liable in the event someone acts on the words. ("Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?")

Sep 13, 2013
5:44 PM EDT
Only those with Aspergers would take his "threats" or "death wishes" seriously... Linus may be a poster child for the politically incorrect, but he's not a psychotic despot...

Sep 13, 2013
6:00 PM EDT
On the other hand, I've met more than my fair of Windows users who might be...

Correlation or causal relationship? You decide.

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