Re: Fwd: TechNews Alert for Wednesday, April 21, 2004

From: Steve Chessin <steve_dot_chessin_at_sun_dot_com>
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 01:24:34 CDT

>Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 23:20:54 -0700
>From: Edward Cherlin <edward.cherlin@etssg.com>
>Subject: Re: [voting-project] Fwd: TechNews Alert for Wednesday, April 21, 2004

>The history of Linux has followed the standard course for new
>ideas described by Gandhi.
>
>o First they laugh at you.
>o Then they fight you.
>o Then you win.

I heard it like this:

        First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight
        you, then you win.

There's also this one:

        You know you're having an impact when your opposition organizes
        against you.

I don't know its origin.

--Steve
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