Re: [SLUG] linus groupies

From: Justin M. Keyes (
Date: Tue Sep 09 2003 - 12:54:58 EDT

Yes, I'm sure the mainstream world understands the finer distinctions of
the dork sub-cultures. ^_^

--- Matt Moen <> wrote:
> I beg to differ:
> The Open source geeks actually do something constructive with their
> lives. Their software is used in 3rd world nations for noble causes.
> I mean, perhaps in their own little worlds they're "Exploring new worlds and
> new civilizations." and boldly going "where no one (man? ;-) has gone
> before!"
> Star Trek nuts are dorks. Open Source nuts are geeks. How do you
> easily separate the dorks from the geeks? Geeks tend to make more money.
> ;-)
> (of course there are exceptions) ...and they tend to know their Beer
> and exotic foods, only purchase figurines if they involve Japanimation...
> /and/, geeks tend to only dress up for SCA events. ;-)

Justin Keyes
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