FreeBSD Kernel Internals Documentation

Walter Alejandro Iglesias roquesor at
Tue Jan 3 21:30:33 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 11:14:01AM -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 01:12:11PM +0100, Walter Alejandro Iglesias wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 04:41:10PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> > > New users are nearly always dismayed at the apparent difficulty of 
> > > things, and should be warned that they will need to do some work "under 
> > > the hood" in order to get what they want. The honesty can start 
> > > immediately, it doesn't necessarily have to be a goal.
> > 
> > 
> > When people think in freedom, think in rights.  And rights are
> > something that some "authority" give or steal.
> > 
> > Multinationals think in what is good to sell.  People like
> > "comfort" over all.  The taste of people is fantastically
> > represented in the Wall-E movie; to "arise and walk" is not
> > considered a right.  Futurist?, my father, thirty years ago, to
> > go to the corner to buy cigarettes, took the car; today he has
> > half body paralyzed by an hemiplegia, and perhaps one day to
> > arise and walk will not be a right for him.
> You're confusing "capability" with "right".  These words are not the same
> because their meanings are not the same.
> I have a right to speak my mind, but if cancer requires the removal of my
> jaw so that I can no longer speak, I no longer have the capability of
> speaking at all.  These are different things; a capability can be taken
> away, but a right cannot.

Dear Chad,

You took "literally" what I wrote distorting all its meaning.  I
don't know if you did it in purpose because you though that I
quoted you to debate with you.  Sorry if I made think you that.
Anyway I have the feeling that you will do it again if I try to
explain you with other words what I really meant, falling in an
infinite loop.

Surely other people understood what I meant (at least Da Rock
did); with one person I consider myself lucky.  Besides, you
know, my Tarzan's english is not worthy of the occasion :-).  My
fault, from now I will restrict my posts here to technical

Thanks for your patience and sorry for the misunderstanding. 


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