__/ [ Mathew P. ] on Tuesday 30 May 2006 20:07 \__
> On 2006-05-30, Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> __/ [ Mathew P. ] on Tuesday 30 May 2006 06:35 \__
>>> On 2006-05-28, Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>> Firefox snaps at Microsoft's heels
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| A not-for-profit company that uses software written by volunteers is
>>>>| proving a challenge to Bill Gates, says Andrew Murray-Watson
>>> Good article. I did get quite a giggle out of this part:
>>> Unlike rival Microsoft, which employs a legion of highly paid software
>>> engineers, Mozilla relies on a small internal team and the goodwill
>>> and hard work of tens of thousands of unpaid volunteers to create its
>>> products. Profit, dividends and returns on investment do not enter the
>>> equation. All of which means that _Baker, who is a trapeze artist in her
>>> spare time (she tries to "fly" at least twice a week), is quite possibly
>>> Bill Gates's worst nightmare_ .
>> Good code and innovation comes from lateral thinking and imaginative
>> minds. You can't achieve this by employing a code monkey in a cubicle.
>> Even Torvalds of OSDL works in the basement of his home, I suspect (once
>> read this?).
>> Best wishes,
> I think you misunderstand me:
> "Baker, who is a trapeze artist ..."
> This is the part that tickled me :-)
Yes, I understood that correctly. What I intended to stress is that a broader
mind and hobbies do not conflict with ability to program.