On 10-11-12 08:22 AM, fcxen user wrote: > Dear Santa, > > I don't have much, but I am willing to give up any and all of my Christmas > presents if you can see your way to bring Christmas to a boy in the UK. You > see, they have even less there in the UK - surveillance cameras everywhere to > make sure they keep in line and boiled gruel twice a day if they are lucky. > There is a boy, Michael, he works ever so hard - first shift at a coal mine > and then second shift at a textile mill - and then after 2 10 hour shifts of > backbreaking labor, he only has a couple hours per day by candle light while > eating his nightly gruel to work on Xen for Fedora. > > Mr. Scrooge and the other fat cats at Scrooge, Inc. tell Michael and the rest > of us that we should be happy with their KVM. This, while dining on the > finest > roasted meats and full cream puddings in front of roaring fires fueled by > wood > gathered by orphans and widows paid in crust of week-old bread while young, > robust, well-fed hamsters on whale oiled wheels run their giant gleaming > servers - you see Santa, our hamsters are gaunt, long-of-tooth and have only > a > portion of Michael's nightly gruel that he is able to share with them and > alas > we have no monies for whale blubber with which to oil their wheels. > > The rich seem to believe that we press for Xen only through laziness or > recalcitrance - I can assure you this is not the case, we have simple needs > and wants, we ask not for full bodied HVM capable X5680s but only that our > humble, yet proud and hardworking Core, Pentium and Opterons are not dumped > on > the ground and doused in kerosene that they might never be used again. We are > not asking for luxury and riches, just humble tools that a man might fashion > an honest day's work from what he has. These hopes ride on young Michael's > work. They are not the sole hopes of Michael or me but the hopes of > thousands, > living lives of quiet desperation, hoping beyond hope that one call goes > their > way, of having one branch to grab onto. > > Dearest Santa - please don't leave these desperate souls a lump of KVM in > their stocking. > > Thank you and god bless us every one!
This made me laugh. Bravo! Someone obviously had their left brain firing on all cylinders. :) -- Digimer E-Mail: digi...@alteeve.com AN!Whitepapers: http://alteeve.com Node Assassin: http://nodeassassin.org -- xen mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen