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Re: Programmers are weird

by samizdat (Vicar)
on Aug 30, 2005 at 13:41 UTC ( #487757=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Programmers are weird

Don't think I can top yours, demerphq, but let's see:
  • she-bang actually means something specific, not (w)hole
  • interpreters are essential for everyday life
  • we work really hard to be really lazy
  • the deeper we go, the simpler our code
  • cursing isn't enough; we must recurse
  • it isn't enough to quote something; when we double-quote it it's going to end up saying something else
  • saving context means spending your stack

ummm... what's funny about 42?

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Re^2: Programmers are weird
by gargle (Hermit) on Aug 31, 2005 at 07:20 UTC

    42? From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It's the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything (“what is 6 times 9”, correct in base 13). For other Random Numbers click the link.

    if ( 1 ) { $postman->ring() for (1..2); }

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[karlgoethebier]: ...because of sausage and luncheon meats...
[karlgoethebier]: ... the ultimate coding experience for everyday people...
[karlgoethebier]: ...like me
[marto]: what a mess
[karlgoethebier]: perhaps i need a zerial?
[Corion]: marto: Heh - I think that's a nice contractual trap, "you will not use other gods/engines besides ours" ;)
[Corion]: But if the base intention was to have CIG as "co-developers" who (have to) contribute changes back to the mainline, it makes sense to have them use no other engine
[marto]: yes, I hear that development house has been on its last legs for a couple of years now
[Corion]: Is anybody aware of what makes Android Oreo better than Android Nougat? I'm not sure if the architectural changes (etc) are there already that make upgrading an Oreo-kernel phone to a newer Android userland (Lineage OS) version feasible
[Corion]: Yeah, CryTek got blindsided (or whatever) by Unity and Unreal Engine being zero cost, and the CryTek documentation being bad/nonexistent I think

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