Friday, November 18, 2005

Quote of the Day

"People sometimes ask me if it is a sin in the Church of Emacs to use vi. Using a free version of vi is not a sin; it is a penance. So happy hacking."
- RMS

I have a lot of respect for RMS. He's wrong here, of course. Emacs sucks. Long live vi.

12 comments:

corpus said...

"If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen, she's twelve. If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she's damn near fourty."

-Chris Rock

[i just thought that was funny. not that it had really anyhting to do with your post.]

Ben said...

Damn that guy is clever. It's like I always said: If she's under twenty tell her she looks older. If she's over twenty tell her she looks younger than she is.

corpus said...

"Yeah, I know, some people are against drunk driving and I call those people 'the cops,' But you know, sometimes you've just got no choice, those kids gotta get to school."

[Dave Attell]

Again, nothing to do with you post, it's just funny. haha

I'm on a quotes roll now.

Ben said...

Um...

The player drew three cards and threw down his hand in disgust. "I came into this game with no stake and lousy cards," he said, "but this draw is simply the end." He pulled a revolver from his pocket and shot himself in the head.

Another man moved into his place, picked up his hand, grinned, and bet his life.

- Robert Sheckley

Ben said...

You always said people don't do what they believe in. They just do what's most convenient, then they repent.
- Bob Dylan

Ben said...

Seems to be a deep instinct in human beings for making everything compulsory that isn't forbidden.
- Robert Heinlein

corpus said...

Oh yes, good ones. I especially like the Dylan one. Good times!

Ben said...

Thanks.

Lorraine said...

It's really an undercover MENSA tink tank...The age issue is meant to test your IQ...are you MENSA material? Try the following question: If I'm 46, and I look 46....I'm damn near......what?

Ben?
Isis?
Robert?

Ben said...

Damn near midnight. I'm going to bed. I hate Mensa. Mensa a bunch of poo-poo heads. I am much smarterer than them.

Lorraine said...

Ben,
I am so impressed that is the answer...poo poo head. How did you figure it out?

Ben said...

Let's just say I know those mensa guys.