[SATLUG] RMS coming to town?

Michael W Sellers msellers at sbcglobal.net
Sat Feb 14 12:13:53 CST 2009


I understand that Mr. Stallman has Asperger's syndrome. So, in light of
that, can we just give him a break on the social skills?  A little
understanding and tolerance would be appropriate here.

Mike Sellers

On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 07:11 -0800, wigyxz-satlug at yahoo.com wrote:
> Years ago he stayed at an acquaintance of mine's house while
> in town (not SA) for a talk. I recall my friend being 
> pretty excited about being able to chat him about about
> things. He was a little dismayed to find rms somewhat
> non-communicative and generally not too responsive to
> wanting to hang out and geek talk, eg sitting at a
> meal reading a book instead of joining the table 
> conversation... So, hope it goes well. Yeah, he's
> a bit of an oddball, but he's got interesting things to say.
> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 2/5/09, Tweeks <tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org> wrote:
> 
> > From: Tweeks <tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org>
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] RMS coming to town?
> > To: satlug at satlug.org
> > Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009, 11:34 PM
> > 
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> > 
> > On Thursday 05 February 2009
> > 05:01:28 pm N. Turnage wrote:
> > > brian lewis wrote:
> > > > Has anyone told him that pico is better? :)
> > >
> > > I dare you to walk up to him and tell him that the
> > best text editor for
> > > linux (not gnu/linux) is pico. He might just explode
> > right on the spot.
> > 
> > Hehe.. I'll have to remember that.. It looks like he
> > doesn't like to stay in 
> > hotels on these visits.. so he's staying at my place for
> > the 1-2 nights while 
> > in town for his IEEE/Trinity talk.   hehe..
> > I'll have to take some "geek 
> > picks" while he's here. :)
> > 
> > Tweeks
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