Re: PEDANTRY: Hackers/Crackers

Timothy Bates (
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 <> and see if you all can step up to the mark.

Dr Timothy Bates