Real Computer Scientists Don’t Write Specs

Real Computer Scientists don’t write code. They occasionally tinker with “programming systems”, but those are so high level that they hardly count, and rarely count accurately. (Precision is for applications) Real Computer Scientists don’t comment their code. The identifiers are so long they can’t afford the disk space Real Computer …

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; …