Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Mar 2006 21:49 UTC
OpenBSD "Theo de Raadt is the project leader for OpenBSD, a Unix-like operating system. We spoke with Theo about the upcoming release of OpenBSD, 3.9, the financial state of the project, and about companies that profit from free software without contributing back."
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RE[3]: I read the interview
by Soulbender on Wed 29th Mar 2006 09:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I read the interview"
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

"Has anyone heard about the Lemmings in Scandinavia, throwing themselves to the death from the cliffs... That is what happens when your model is not substainable!"

Lemmings dont actually do this. It's just another popular but untrue myth. Maybe you should read up on the animal kingdom.

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RE[4]: I read the interview
by Ronald Vos on Wed 29th Mar 2006 16:17 in reply to "RE[3]: I read the interview"
Ronald Vos Member since:
2005-07-06

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Lemmings dont actually do this. It's just another popular but untrue myth. Maybe you should read up on the animal kingdom.

The way I understand it, is that in case of overpopulation (every 4 years or so), they mass migrate elsewhere, but always to lower regions for some reason. And if they are in sufficient numbers, they will occasionally blunder off of cliffs en masse.

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Angel--Fr@gzill@ Member since:
2005-12-23

!!!

"Lemmings dont actually do this. It's just another popular but untrue myth. Maybe you should read up on the animal kingdom"

I am quite interested in ethology.
Ok, maybe your right.. can you enlight us briefly about what Lemmings do, please?

!!!

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RE[5]: I read the interview
by Soulbender on Thu 30th Mar 2006 02:32 in reply to "RE[4]: I read the interview"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

This is offtopic but here we go...
Yes, lemmings dont jump off cliffs en masse. What happens is that in times of overpopulation and starvation large numbers of lemmings tries to migrate to new areas. Since they are moving into unknown territory accidents happen and due to the large numbers some are occasionally pushed off cliffs and such but it is actually much more common that they kill eachother.

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