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On 'Hello World' Hacks, 'Blog Whoring' and Software Bloat

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – For many blogs, getting picked up on Slashdot is a dream come true. For startup Ksplice, it seems to be a matter of course. Yes, the company's blog had a total of *three* posts as of Wednesday, and two of them had already hit the big time on Slashdot in short order. First was the post many took as a refutation of the Mythical Man-Month. Less than a week later, Ksplice blogger Jessica McKellar wrote a post explaining her adventure in writing a Hello World program in C simple enough that she could disassemble it and be able to expl (General)