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The Linux Extremist: Darth Linux

Jul 26, 2006, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"It's very common among Linux enthusiasts to refer to Bill Gates as the 'anti-Christ' or 'Darth Vader.' I tried an experiment this morning by typing 'Darth' and 'Bill Gates' into Google. I got 432,000 results pairing the two together.

"This seems unfair. First and foremost, Darth Vader is a genuinely entertaining personality and a master of the deadpan remark (e.g., 'I find your lack of faith disturbing'), while Bill Gates is about as fun to listen to as an accountant on codeine reciting a poem on the virtues of watching paint dry. What is more is the Sith and Empire have much more in common with the Linux community than the Jedi and Republic..."

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