The Register: Linus Torvalds Blesses DRM, and Nothing Happens
Apr 30, 2003, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
"Continuing the dramatic costume theme, Linux IDE subsystem guy
Andre Hedrick entered, first warning, with a gothic flourish,
"'Like fire, control DRM/CPRM and you receive benefits. Let it
run wild and you will be burned.'
"Before leaving us with this reminder:
"'PS: If this turns into a flame fest, the absolute seriousness
of this issue will be lost. I have rented a blowtorch and
flamethrower, and [am] prepared to destroy people who attempt to
make this messy. One of the last things I will do before stepping
to the side, will be to resolve this issue in a constructive way.
So if it turns nasty, I am here for the long haul.'
"So we were in for a reet, really good game of Dungeons and
Dragons. An epic battle. Only, it didn't happen..."