Autocoding project proposal.

Quinn Dunkan quinn at
Sat Jan 26 00:51:13 CET 2002

On Fri, 25 Jan 2002 16:31:51 GMT, Timothy Rue <threeseas at> wrote:
>I, on the other hand, believe that such expertise as you seem to claim you
>have, is because you have done it enough over and over that it's possible
>to automate these do's, don'ts, standards, and best ways so that us dumb
>ass end users can actually get something done for ourselves, instead of
>being insulted by the elite class that you seem to be a part of, in any
>effort we apply to do something.

Attempted translation:

I believe programming is a repetitive task that can be automated.  Then we can
lose those condescending snotty programmers.

>On the other hand, I suspect autocoding would be used by programmers to
>kick out some stuff they only maybe dream of, if they dream at all.

Interesting that you mention that, because now that I think about it, we don't.
Well, I can't speak for the Brethren, but ever since *I* joined the Elite, all
of my nights have become yawning chasms of oblivion.  There's a lot of little
things like that, like the scratches I sometimes find on my arms in the
morning.  I guess I've learned not to question them, but now my curiosity is
piqued.  I'll have to ask one of the higher ups abo{{{+#(@)+++{++_{{{

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