"...The cuff went tight, his eyes hardened, and he spat out
between his teeth "But KDE's much more polished. And GNOME has a
long history of flaming people in IRC. Are you sure you don't like
"Ordinarily, I'm a go-along, get-along kind of person, but I was
agitated. Sitting in the middle of the emergency room, in fear for
my health, and someone with snake and dagger tatoos is hassling me
over desktop environments."
"Listen, pig-eyes," I said, "KDE might have a slight lead in
the polish game, though I'd be hard pressed to point to how at this
point; but your self-righteous crap about some IRC-based
overzealousness from years ago is too much. Take your toy interface
and creep back to your shack in the woods."