RE: PEDANTRY: Hackers/Crackers

O'Regan, Emlyn (
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 14:27:52 +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...

	Tim Bates wrote:
	no he isn't = he is defending the noble present

Yep, just being recalcitrant; I withdraw the comment. I just liked saying that to a nineteen year old...

Emlyn, computer slacker