[CentOS] OT: mostly gone

Tue Aug 20 20:26:42 UTC 2019
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 2019-08-20 14:07, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 09:33:22AM -0400, mark wrote:
>> Hi, folks,
>>     Well, it's ten years that I've been on this list, right when I started
>> this job. But, it's time to move on... I'm retiring. (Yeah, that old.)
> Congratulations on making it that far, Mark!
> I'm also retired, but keep getting calls from my former employer
> since they never bothered to have anyone else learn what it was
> I did. :(

Well, it is much easier to do something from scratch [you way], that to 
learn what and how another person did to modify it for new requirements. 
And faster. I know it on my hide.

> At least they pay me for that...
>> So, though I'll be part time for a few months, and running CentOS at
>> home (in spite of my manager's pushing me to do Ubuntu). This list is
>> *so* much more useful than any of the ones I've seen for Ubuntu, or
>> much else.
>>     I'm very much looking forward to C 8.
>>     One more thing: I know I've been over the top on ethics "I work for a
>> US federal contractor, but not saying more", even though there's folks
>> like Todd, who's military. Anyway, now that I'm out, today, my line (in
>> person) was, "I'm with the federal goverment, and I'm here to help
>> you." Then, after they ask if I'll have to kill them, I can say, no:
>> I've been with the NIH, and so, yes, I really meant it.
>>      I'll show up occasionally, but not like I have been.
>>      So long, and thanks for all the fish.
>>           mark
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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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University of Chicago
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