Managing Google Groups headaches

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Wed Dec 4 17:21:07 CET 2013


On 12/4/13 11:07 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 04/12/2013 15:50, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> On 2013-12-04, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:
>>> On 30Nov2013 14:25, pecore at pascolo.net <pecore at pascolo.net> wrote:
>>>> Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> writes:
>>>>> [NNTP] clients provide full-fledged editors
>>>>     and conversely full-fledged editors provide
>>>>     NNTP clients
>>>
>>>    GNU Emacs is a LISP operating system disguised as a word processor.
>>>          - Doug Mohney, in comp.arch
>>
>> Unix: A set of device drivers used to support the the Emacs operating
>>        system.
>>
>>   - Don't remember who, where, or when
>>
>
> It's a funny thing the computing world, with some people deriving
> operating systems from raincoats, and others editing code with a
> domestic household cleaner, what next, I ask myself?
>

Computing with vacuum cleaners is on the decline at least: 
http://www.vax.co.uk/vacuum-cleaners

--Ned.




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