Xah Lee's Unixism
ktilton at nyc.rr.com
Fri Aug 27 05:51:28 CEST 2004
Pascal Bourguignon wrote:
> otto.wyss at orpatec.ch (Otto Wyss) writes:
>>Xah Lee <xah at xahlee.org> wrote:
>>>this earth. Two things are on the top of my agenda: Unixism and Perl.
>>What you mean with Unixism?
> It's always funny to observe people's contradictions:
> Last week i bought a chain saw with a
> twisted handle. Perhaps i wasn't
> careful, but by accident it chopped one
> of my arm off, then i thought to myself
> "gosh, this is POWERFUL!". This seems to
> be the fashionable mode of thinking
> among the unixers or unixer-to-be, who
> would equate power and flexibility with
> rawness and complexity; disciplined by
> repeated accidents. Such a tool would
> first chop off the user's brain, molding
> a mass of brainless imbeciles and
> microcephalic charlatans the likes of
> Larry Wall and Linus Torvald jolly
> asses. --Xah Lee
> $ telnet xahlee.org 80;
> Trying 126.96.36.199...
> Connected to xahlee.org.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> GET / HTTP/1.1
> HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
> Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 01:35:52 GMT
> Server: Apache/2.0.50 (Fedora)
So you like my approach, which is to condemn things they have never used?
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