[CentOS] OT: mostly gone

Fri Aug 23 18:29:58 UTC 2019
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 2019-08-23 07:19, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 8/20/19 9:33 AM, 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.)
> I plan on going one more year to hit 70.  Working on a contract that 
> should carry me through with some interesting work.
>> 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 guess I made the 'right' decision back when CentOS was spun up. In 
> fact it took me until Fedora 6 (I think 6, as I have some old notes 
> about it) came out to switch my notebook off CentOS to Fedora.
>>     I'm very much looking forward to C 8.
> I really need to look at what the pluses are.
>>     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 am working on a subcontract with US gov agency that the work will as 
> be to help.  Talks, though have been dragging on, and the agency wants 
> to issue initial rule making all to soon.
>>      I'll show up occasionally, but not like I have been.
> Looking forward to seeing a more laid back Mark around!
>>      So long, and thanks for all the fish.
> And just before global warming cooks them all (problems with Salmon up 
> in Alaska).

Global warming was just a misspelling. It was supposed to be something 
about worms.


> Great to hear about the start of new things for you!
> Bob
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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247