Didn't someone recently suggest that 1sf (troll) was mike's alter-ego?
oooeeee, and i thought i was the one that was being pegged there, there's a relief. I actually did think it might be Rhakios for a while though, for some curious reason ( sorry Rhakios (grin) ). ( ummm, upper management ! ?? )
It would seem the book is going to be still open on that score
Because of the fact that that Open Source software is open and accessible, it's a fantastic opportunity to learn about the technological mechanisms of an Operating System.
Yes, that's what hooked me to Linux originally. Plus a person can screw up in a creative way too, and hopefully learn something as a result. Which can be difficult to do in an employment situation.
Do you have a gold fish bowl on the shelf near your computer, per chance ...