but at the time I knew her (1986-1972)...
Fascinating... you must have studied T-Symmetry.
To be fair, a lot of the problems you mentioned were the result of upgrades, not clean installs.
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."
This guy created the huge sloppy mess that is Drupal. I suppose it may have been influential in that it has influenced developers to look for more mature, well-planned, scalable solutions. Drupal is hardly something the open source community should be proud of.
It's a nice thought, but have you every actually used the Netgear open routers? They are terrible. DD-WRT and Tomato are both quite buggy on them, and the documentation is pretty poor. I suggest going with Buffalo.
I am a software engineer. I write SAAS applications. What is software intellectual property theft? Should I be worried it?
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.