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Old fashioned boy
Also known as the "Mongol Tartar Horde"
I was thinking about this just after reading the latest post - JoS seems to withstand Slashdotting quite well - how does it do it?
Oh super. Here comes an onslaught of bad spelling and grammar, elementary school level rhetorical hijinx, sarcasm presented as if it made a point, and posting uninformed by any tradition of mature, reasoned discourse.
Slashdot with absolutely no sense of humor == JOS
Well, really, JOS has had some of the nicest, mildest flame wars I've ever seen. True, we do descend to religious zealotry from time to time, but largely we avoid the troll-like attack posts I have seen elsewhere.
In Soviet Russia Fogcreek slashdots YOU!
"withstand Slashdotting quite well - how does it do it?"
Slightly OT: Over the last few years I recall a fair amount of critique of the /. mod system -- whether it actually works, is too complex etc. I've visited Slashdot, like, 3 times this year, as compared to 3 hours a day in 1999, so I don't really have a finger on the pulse of what's happening there.
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