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Re: poll ideas quest 2009 (real programmers)

by carlin (Beadle)
on Jun 02, 2009 at 23:50 UTC ( #767822=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to poll ideas quest 2009

Real programmers use:
  • Nano
  • Emacs
  • Vim
  • ed
  • cat
  • A magnetised needle and a steady hand
  • Butterflies
(options stolen from xkcd)
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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2009 (real programmers)
by Lawliet (Curate) on Jun 03, 2009 at 01:06 UTC

    Real programmers use Microsoft Word. :P

    I don't mind occasionally having to reinvent a wheel; I don't even mind using someone's reinvented wheel occasionally. But it helps a lot if it is symmetric, contains no fewer than ten sides, and has the axle centered. I do tire of trapezoidal wheels with offset axles. --Joseph Newcomer

Re^2: poll ideas quest 2009 (real programmers)
by Tux (Abbot) on Jun 07, 2009 at 11:13 UTC
    • Paper tape and a perforator
    s/vim/vi, vim, elvis, .../ s/ed/ed, ex, .../ s/cat/cat, type, .../

    and before starting a flame war, maybe a mor einteresting questing is in what environment the fav editor is used

    • scanning writing from paper with ORC
    • ascii terminal (vt320, wyse60, televideo, ...)
    • terminal emulator under windows
    • screen
    • X-client under windows
    • native X on linux
    • native X on mac
    • native X using ssh with X forwarding
    • ...

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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[GotToBTru]: and it includes a reference number that I didnt recognize
[GotToBTru]: I had to dig into the code to find out where it came from .. and it makes no sense
[GotToBTru]: so I emailed my contact asking if we could just stop sending it .. I'm afraid she is going to ask "what is that anyway?"
[MidLifeXis]: heh.
[MidLifeXis]: Most likely it is a code that some undocumented system, hidden behind layers of IT, deep in the bowels of the building under the machine room floor, reads that code to keep a presence switch from going off. :-b
[MidLifeXis]: I think I forgot "running on a farm of commodore 64, vic 20s, trs 80s, and apple ]|[e systems"

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