DEC Wars

I append below the DEC WARS anthology from USENET; I have edited the most recent version of the distributed archives and included any other sections that were not included with it. There is a bit of scene duplication, as some versions were done in parallel by various writers. This is …

Cray to Commodore 64 conversions

Newsgroups: comp.sys.cbm Subject: Cray <–===–> Commodore 64 Message-ID: <1990Jul28.132130.1283@uoft02.utoledo.edu> Date: 28 Jul 90 18:21:30 GMT Lines: 53 Here’s something I got off of another commodore discussion and I thought someone might get a giggle out of it. >From: IN%”COMMODOR@UBVM.BITNET” “COMMODORE COMPUTERS DISCUSSION” 27-JUL-1990 >To: Multiple recipients of list COMMODOR <COMMODOR@UBVM.BITNET> …

Yellow Subroutine

To the tune of “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles “In the town where I was born, Lived a man, who played with ‘C’. And he coded his whole life On a stack of Function Keys. So we traced to his data schemes, Til we found a ‘C’ routine.. And we …

Write in C

To the tune of “Let it Be” by the Beatles When I find my code in tons of trouble, Friends and colleagues come to me, Speaking words of wisdom: “Write in C.” As the deadline fast approaches, And bugs are all that I can see, Somewhere, someone whispers: “Write in …

VAX Rhapsody

To the tune of “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen Is this the real login:? Is it a trap? Caught on a terminal No escape from the committee Open your mail Look up to the skies And see… I’m just a poor hacker, I need no sympathy Because I’m easy come, easy …

Unix Quandry

To the tune of “Dirty Laundry” by Don Henley I make my living off the Unix news, Just give me something that I can use. Users love it when they lose, They love Unix quandries. Well I could have been a hacker, But I wound up here. I just have …

UNIX

To the tune of “Money” by Pink Floyd UNIX, it’s a gas; grab that VAX with both hands and make it crash. UNIX, it’s a hit; Don’t give me that PC DOS Bullshit. I’m into well benchmarked POSIX Open Systems I think I need a RISC chip. UNIX, jmp back; …