Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)


My theory is that if a blog sends the correct HTTP headers, the coders behind it might have a clue, and it might therefore be better overall software. — Paul Querna

12:55 <nornagon> And, surely, USB can't be that much worse than the IRC protocol.
12:55 * nornagon thinks he's about to regret that statement.

In a soldier’s stance, I aimed my hand
At the mongrel dogs who teach
Fearing not that I’d become my enemy
In the instant that I preach
My pathway led by confusion boats
Mutiny from stern to bow.
Ah, but I was so much older then,
I’m younger than that now.
— Bob Dylan, My Back Pages

This stuff is better than anything in our handhelds today. We could implement it from they papers they wrote then, but no one reads the papers that were written in the 60s. — Alan Kay, Daddy, Are We There Yet?

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Oh, the flowers of indulgence and the weeds of yesteryear,
Like criminals, they have choked the breath of conscience and good cheer.
The sun beat down upon the steps of time to light the way
To ease the pain of idleness and the memory of decay.
— Bob Dylan, Every Grain Of Sand

12:11 <matju> chris-typing: if it acks like a chris, it's a chris
12:09 <matju> <matju> nornagon: heh, yes. i was reading ruby-core an hour ago and i was telling myself: man, this Subversion thread is the worst ever! worst than the Class+Module thread and worse than Ilias!