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From: Bhaskar Chowdhury <unixbhaskar@gmail.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.12-rc3
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 05:07:40 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YE6eRGPZTeXxWOVv@ArchLinux> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wiHX0SBy_RhbgkWETc_pxi8Gr7kmU72QE3jkRJieHuEPw@mail.gmail.com>

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On 15:27 Sun 14 Mar 2021, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM Linus Torvalds
><torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>>
>> So rc3 is pretty big this time around, [..]
>
>Oh, and I had planned to mention the historical note that goes along
>with today's date, but then entirely forgot.
>
>Some people think today is π-day because of odd US date formatting.
>But as any true kernel geek knows, March 14 is actually much more
>important than that. It's the anniversary of the Linux 1.0 release
>announcement.
>
>No, it's not some nice round number this year - the 1.0 release
>happened in 1994, 27 years ago today.
>
>And it's arguably a much less interesting release than the _first_
>Linux kernel release of 0.01, which _will_ have a nice round age of 30
>years later this year.
>
>But still. I should have remembered to mention that minor historical
>significance of this date in the rc3 announcement.
>
>           Linus

Thank you so much for reminding and provide us something to cling on(it's been
looooong)and earn daily bread and butter to survive.(If it doesn't sound "polished" and "top
class" ..then can't help much...

~Bhaskar

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-14 23:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-14 22:00 Linus Torvalds
2021-03-14 22:27 ` Linus Torvalds
2021-03-14 23:37   ` Bhaskar Chowdhury [this message]
2021-03-15 21:40 ` Guenter Roeck

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