[UFO Chicago] New Linux Website

Jordan Bettis jordanb@hafd.org
Sat, 7 Dec 2002 11:22:04 -0600

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 11:31:45PM -0600, Nate Riffe wrote:
> guys are exactly analogous to Jordan with Emacs and Jesse with vim.

Um, I'm not party to this flamewar, please leave me out of it.

> Yes, they could probably drive each other's cars, but they could not

I do use vi every so often. It does suck.

> win races in anything other than their own.  Therefore they swear by
> their car, and the engine in it, without even considering the
> possibility that the other engine might be just as good, only
> different.  Dale Earnhart is dead now, and so is this thread.

Auto-racing is a hick sport anyway.

Jordan Bettis <http://www.hafd.org/~jordanb>
Around computers it is difficult to find the correct unit of time to measure 
progress. Some cathedrals took a century to complete. Can you imagine the 
grandeur and scope of a program that would take as long?
          -- Alan J Perlis: Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN 1982