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Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments

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Re: Change over time

"You can't deal with arrogant people politely. You have to tear them a new one, or they won't listen."

But you can't be TOO rude to them, either, or you make them retort, "Yeah, well $#$ YOU!" and then double down, making them even less receptive to change.

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