Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

We used to have nothing but reverse engineered drivers where it was a miracle that they worked at all.”

Linux Wireless maintainer John Linville commenting on the state of Linux wireless drivers (InternetNews)


“IPv6 is out there, it’s still a small percentage of overall traffic, but it’s out there.”

Steve House, senior director of Product Marketing and Management at Blue Coat commenting on the hidden IPv6 traffic that exists today (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet) 


“Publicly making fun of people is half the fun of open source programming.”

Linus Torvalds commenting on why open source development works (Datamation)


“Citrix does not believe that the establishment of a foundation is a trivial matter; it’s a task and risk that is unnecessary, particularly when there is something like Apache.”

Sameer Dholakia, group VP and GM of Cloud Platforms at Citrix, firing the first shot against one-time ally OpenStack (ServerWatch)


“There is a lot of rumor and innuendo out there and most of it is incredibly inaccurate.”

Global Payments CEO Paul Garcia, commenting during a press conference about the security breach at his company (eSecurityPlanet)


Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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