TTLOTD -- Eternal Damnation or Windows 95 -- You choose...
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 1 May 96 17:15:19 -0700
Subject: TTLOTD -- Eternal Damnation or Windows 95 -- You choose...
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This is from the founder of Autodesk. I guess he's become frustrated
enough with Windows 95 programming to make the following observation:
Subject: Top 10
Author: John Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org> at smtpcc
Well, I'll Be Damned
by John Walker -- email@example.com
The top ten reasons Eternal Damnation is better
than Windows Software Development
Eternal Damnation Windows Development
- 10 -
It never ends. You think you're almost done,
but you never really finish.
- 9 -
You burn forever, but are not Each update introduces new
consumed. and improved tortures, which
slowly consume you.
- 8 -
Your fate is in the hands of Your fate is in the hands of
Satan, Prince of Darkness. Gates, Prince of Incompatibility.
- 7 -
Satan gives you something you Gates makes you buy Windows 95.
want in return for being damned.
- 6 -
It is avoidable; an attractive, Resistance is futile. All the
widely-marketed alternative is alternatives are damned or doomed.
- 5 -
It is free. You pay, and pay, and pay just
to stay in the game.
- 4 -
Satan was once an angel. Gates started by writing a BASIC
- 3 -
Hell has no Windows. Microsoft does.
- 2 -
You only pass the Gates of Hell The Gates of Microsoft keeps
one time. popping up everywhere you look.
AND NUMBER ONE:
Satan genuinely believes in the Gates just does it for the money.
triumph of Evil.
© 1996 Peter Langston