Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Sep 2012 18:44 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Linux "I was in a coffee shop in Portland, Oregon and happened to spot Linus Torvalds sitting alone at a window table. I asked the creator of the Linux operating system and the Git source code control system if I could join him. Over the next fifteen minutes we talked about programming and programmers." Editor's Note: We've realized it's unclear whether this is a satirical interview or not. We don't know, so YMMV.
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Update the post to mention it's a joke
by kenden on Fri 28th Sep 2012 08:19 UTC
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Thom, you should update the post to mention it is a joke.

The article on
has the tag "Satire"

It's not obvious Linus didn't actually say that.

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TechGeek Member since:

I agree. It took reading the comments section for me to notice that there was a Satire tag. The author of the article should have better indicated it was a parody.

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earksiinni Member since:

Agreed, but...a satirical treatment of or parody of what?

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