Thu Jul 17 2008 03:44:24 PM EDT from LoanShark@uncnsrd
I like that. And I like masturbating monkeys...
we should all masturbate with monkeys and make lots and lots of freinds ....is that where this was going lmao lmao
or have i stumbled onto some intelectual conversation ..with a code i dont understand hmmmmmmmmmmmmm
I prefer my masturbation to be monkey-free.
maybe it's a BSD thing.
Subject: stop go no stop go no no
Exactly how many monkeys (and how much time) would it take to program a unix operating system, anyway?
Oh, I thought it was Windows.
I maintain that wikipedia has more sound than noise.
The occasional noise generated by Wikipedia is damned amusing, though.
semi-ruggedized TwinHead laptop. And the battery life is very good. Oh,
and the display is much easier to read outdoors than anything else I've seen
(even the daylight readable display which was a $400 add on to my TwinHead).
As for the perceived suckishness of Sugar ... people tend to lose sight of
what Sugar is intended to be used for. It's a learning system, for people with
little or no computer experience, which encourages people to focus on one
activity at a time. Sugar is not designed for experienced computer users who
frequently context switch.
As for me ... I live in the Terminal Activity (for ssh).
(Yes, we participated in the OLPC Give 1 Get 1 program; actually for us
it was G2G2).
I've been using unix systems for 25 years and I still learned a few things from this article. It's worth reading, even for non-newbies.
Change the path; do not move the archive
Perhaps if tar was REPLACED or written correctly, it would work like zip and allow you to optionally specify the dest path as the last parameter where it makes more sense.
This is another example of tuning the human to the tool rather than fixing the tool. It seems IBM has lost sight of this little reality.
Even this old unix greybeard has a few things left to learn.