[SATLUG] RMS coming to town?

brian lewis astro at astr0.org
Sun Feb 15 22:33:04 CST 2009

Who cares what syndrome he has. Nobody has said anything about not 
liking the guy because he has some "syndrome", and having some kind of 
illness doesn't make him any less of a zealot recluse. I commend Tweeks 
on the courage to have the guy over at his house :)

Also, to anyone going to the IEEE\Trinity Talk (which surprises me that 
he's even going to attend something with "IEEE" in the name, given his 
past history with anything IEEE), please, enjoy his ranting. Should be a 
hell of a show.


Michael W Sellers wrote:
> 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
>>> -----Inline Attachment Follows-----
>>> 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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