[Techtalk] Re: [Issues] kernel hacking class
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Fri Jan 11 23:04:50 EST 2002
On Fri, 2002-01-11 at 14:41, Jeff Dike wrote:
> Val Henson writes:
> > One thing I would be very very interested in using the new list for is
> > teaching Linux kernel development to women. I'm lonely! If you've
> > ever thought, "Gee, I'd like to write kernel code, but I don't even
> > know where to start," then pipe up and let me know you're interested!
> As someone who knows his way around the kernel (I maintain the user-mode
> port of Linux, http://user-mode-linux.sf.net), I'd be willing to help out
> in any way that's reasonable. I know a number of other kernel hackers would,
> as well. Rik van Riel would for sure, and so would a number of other
> lesser-known but quite competent hackers.
I believe that Val is also a kernel hacker, and thus presumably also
knows other hackers. It's a generous offer. It's also an example of the
'here, I'll show you how it's done' meme.
However, Val will, no doubt, ask for help if she needs it. :)
"Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture
you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au http://anthill.echidna.id.au/~jenn/
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