[nSLUG] The H closes

Kenneth kenneth.evoy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 22:04:14 ADT 2013

Poor Fab of Linux Outlaws just moved to London to work for the H. The 
shutdown has put the podcast on hiatus.


On 07/20/2013 10:34 AM, Jack Warkentin wrote:
> Hi Daniel
> I also had never heard of the H before, although I did know about 
> Heise online. I checked out their retrospective on their 10 best 
> articles, and thought the nSLUG community might be especially 
> interested in this quote from Linus Torvalds at 
> http://www.h-online.com/open/features/Interview-Linus-Torvalds-I-don-t-read-code-any-more-1748462.html?page=4
> "I really enjoyed doing Git, it was so much fun. When I started the 
> whole design, started doing programming in user space, which I had not 
> done for 15 years, it was like, wow, this is so easy. I don't need to 
> worry about all these things, I have infinite stack, malloc just 
> works. But in the kernel space, you have to worry about locking, you 
> have to worry about security, you have to worry about the hardware. 
> Doing Git, that was such a relief. But it got boring."
> Regards
> Jack
> Daniel AJ Sokolov wrote:
>> I regret to have to inform you that The H is closing. :-(
>> The UK team ran it for six years, but it did not find a way to make the
>> website pay its way.
>> "Work is taking place to create an archive to ensure that the content of
>> the site will remain publicly accessible."
>> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/The-H-is-closing-down-1920027.html 
>> FYI
>> Daniel AJ

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