[Beowulf] A press release

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Wed Jul 9 13:22:08 EDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 12:59:36PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Karen Shaeffer wrote:
> 
> >Now, if we just knew Bob's last name...
> 
> I'm sorry, this information is reserved only to the elitonic illuminachos
> of the seventh tier.  However, for a small fee I can provide you with
> the secret instructions required to commune with YHWH-1 and be
> enlightmored.
> 
> Now, where did I put my pipe...;-)
> 
>    rgb

Hi rgb,

Hahaha! I know Bob's last name. But someone else will have
to divulge it. Patrick's last name was trivial. Hahahaha.

BTW, Patrick is a really cool figure in Linux history. My
source for who Bob is, is Patrick himself. (smiles ;) Patrick
and I once had a long and rambling discussion about the early
days of Slackware, and that is when Patrick discussed Bob to
me... I won't divulge any of the content of that private
discussion. (smiles ;) So my source is definitive.

We still don't know the original home base city and state
for Slackware: OK: It is Fargo, North Dakota.

Patrick told me this himself once. But it is verified here:
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/2750

Thanks,
Karen
-- 
 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com
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