waving android

I am currently a software engineer at Google, where as a member of the Android platform team I build frameworks and user interfaces.

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apt-get install spider-sense

June 8th, 2005

Installing debian 3.1 “sarge” on the cluster, and discovered that the sudo command has a little extra language in its standard first-use warning message:

We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System
Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:

#1) Respect the privacy of others.
#2) Think before you type.
#3) With great power comes great responsibility.

Update 6/13: Here is the change in the sudo sources (code diffs) that introduces the quote. Apparently it was created in RedHat’s version of sudo and then added to the main distribution.

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