[SATLUG] Thank God for Linux

tsuehpsyde tsuehpsyde at gmail.com
Sun May 4 10:27:15 CDT 2008


Well I use both Linux for web servers and a Volvo for driving, so I guess
I'm making maximum use of God's gifts to us. =) Although I totally want one
of those shirts....

-Jim

On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 8:42 AM, Dennis Myhand <dmyhand at suddenlink.net>
wrote:

> Tweeks wrote:
>
> > On Wednesday 30 April 2008 05:51:04 pm Chris Lemire wrote:
> >
> > > I just read this. I'm not responding to any more now.
> > >
> >
> > I will... hehe  :)
> >
> > Really though, I can't believe someone actually made this into a
> > religious thread.. heh..
> >
> > Well.. on the topic, Rackspace once used God in one of our Linux adds.
> > hehe.. It was a quote from our CEO.  His eyes had been opened to Open Source
> > and uttered the phrase to an interviewer, "God gave us Linux to run web
> > servers.".  It ended up being so popular, that we made t-shirts:
> >        http://kazza.cia.com.au/images/olympus/2001/large/p2190002.jpg
> >
> > fun stuff..
> >
> > Tweeks
> >
>
> That doesn't sound any different from the Volvo commercial in the late
> 80's and early 90's that declared Volvo to be the car that can save your
> soul.  And, if you take the view that nothing is done without God being in
> control, your CEO was actually correct.  Fanatical support and theologically
> correct.  Peace, Dennis in Victoria
>
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