Re: Apple Sauce

David Crook (
Wed, 24 Mar 1999 12:45:59 -0800

At 12:27 PM 3/24/99 -0800, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>> From: David Crook <>
>> Just to break it to you, GUI's are crutches for weak minds. Call me when
>> you get a real computer. Macs are slow, they always have been slow, they
>TTYs are crutches for weak minds. Real men design their program,
>then they keypunch the corresponding code and drop the cards off. Later
>in the day, they pick up their printout from their correctly written
>If a change in the code is required, just punch up new cards for the section
>be modified. Line mode editors are an abomination.
>And don't even get me started on glass TTYs and "full-screen" editors.
>What an incredible extravagant waste of processor CPU and I/O,
>not to mention the programmer's time waiting for the screen to repaint.

I thought real programmers entered their code with bit toggle switches on
the front of the computer and used a couple LEDs as their output device.
Punch cards were strictly for wussy apps programmers.


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