Re: PEDANTRY: Hackers/Crackers
Timothy Bates (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 01 Jul 1999 13:00:22 +1000
> Eliezer wrote:
>> I beg your pardon. "Hacker" is an ancient and honorable term referring
>> to computer programmers supreme in their art. The vast majority of the
>> losers altering people's Web pages are "kiddie crackers" armed with
>> shell scripts.
and "O'Regan, Emlyn" replied
> You're hanging onto the past, Eliezer...
no he isn't = he is defending the noble present
read <http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html> and see if you all
can step up to the mark.
Dr Timothy Bates