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Re: [f-cpu] Re: Project short description

On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Michael Riepe wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 03:38:42PM +0200, Juergen Goeritz wrote:
> [...]
> > > I have a real drive to stay away from marketroids and sales/PR
> > > divisions in general. No, thank you.
> > 
> > What is a 'marketroid'? Go away with divisions! 
> Quoting from "The New Hacker's Dictionary":
> 		:marketroid: /mar'k*-troyd/ n.
> 		alt. `marketing slime', `marketeer', `marketing droid',
> 	`marketdroid'. A member of a company's marketing department,
> 	esp. one who promises users that the next version of a product
> 	will have features that are not actually scheduled for inclusion,
> 	are extremely difficult to implement, and/or are in violation
> 	of the laws of physics; and/or one who describes existing
> 	features (and misfeatures) in ebullient, buzzword-laden adspeak.
> 	Derogatory.  Compare droid (*note droid::.).
> These are the guys (and sometimes also gals) you *have* to put into a
> separate division (and never feed them after midnight! ;)

But why put them into a separate division only? Put them into
another company and let them feed you. That's another company

:-) And never feed them after midnight ... that's from a horror
video with some cuddle monsters, is it gremlins?


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