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Re: Most infamous "Last words":

by ww (Archbishop)
on Aug 25, 2006 at 11:37 UTC ( #569539=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Most infamous "Last words":

I was torn between no strict qw/vars/; and the eval option...
but I'm truly surprised that none of the replies to an un-asked variant of this selection have not thus far included:
  • "There may eventually be a world-wide market for as many as ten (computers)." Attributed to an IBM exec, circa 1948
  • ""There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home." " Attributed to the Ken Olsen of DEC in the late 1970's (and snopes.com says that is a valid urban legend)

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[karlgoethebier]: marioroy ;Men need a challenge
Lady_Aleena remembers winning dodgeball and wonders why parents who played it will not let their kids play it.
[marioroy]: Disciplus My wife and I went on vacation. At work, I was stuck polling SNMP from 20 million devices. It would hang at 80,000. On the mist boat, hear a voice to enable grace in the design that 10x and more performance awaits.
[Lady_Aleena]: Women need challenges too karlgoethebier. 8)
[marioroy]: s/hear/heard/
[karlgoethebier]: Discipulus: No. See https://en. wikipedia.org/ wiki/Tribe_( Native_American)
[karlgoethebier]: They took Unix from some aliens
[marioroy]: Perl is so powerful that it can poll 40 metrics from 20 million devices in 40 minutes using 4 nodes only.
[karlgoethebier]: http://www. uncoveror.com/ aliens.htm
[Lady_Aleena]: marioroy, I can't decide whether or not to move my RolePlaying:: Random:: modules to just Random::. I'm not as sophisticated as most here.

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