why does everyone on fork seem to have such bad freakin' taste in
music? doesn't anyone around here listen to something melodic now and
then? how about a lead singer who can actually sing?! (not chant.
not whine. not growl. and no samples!) how about perform live? how
about _read fucking sheet music_!?
> > >[Crossposting a discussion with Ron, which I know's going to get me into
> > >trouble because it's exactly the kind of thing he rails against below...
> > Oh you naughty, naughty boy.
> You down with O.P.P.? Yeah, you know me.
yeah, i know you, you know nothing 'bout OPP you BOWJN.
> > Yes, it's a crosspost.
> I am the sixty-megabyte core file you cannot find.
nope, that's a stock NT system after the blue-screen-of-death (if
> > Time to start considering every private exchange a public one, for
> > better or worse.
> Already started doing this. Ever since a few years ago when Rohit
> accidentally forwarded an insulting email back to the person the email
> was insulting.
aye, we've all seen this happen. a fellow grad-student acquaintance
of mine posted a misogynistic email, filled with references to all the
drugs he would be taking the next weekend, to the whole department.
the follow-up/retraction/apology five minutes later was priceless...
> > >Going to Israel would be cool. Oy! Eve would be proud of me.
> > So would your Bubby. But frankly it's quite overrated.
> I hear the falafel is to die for. I'm getting chatchkas in my
> schinectigazoint. Aw, now I'm getting a little verklemmt....
just spit up your hairball and get it over with you schmegma.
> > Btw Adam, I've been reading your XML page too. Want another monstrous
> > post showing you the error in your ways there too?
> Oh please.
i'm still waiting for this one - ron seems to have _way_ too much time
on his hands over there in the land of plenty. (plenty of what?, you
> > Or perhaps I'll leave that for Mark; he clearly does better on the
> > 'embedded knowledge' stuff; I'll stay with what I know on multicasts
> > etc. Let me just say I don't think a measly <OBJECT> tag is what I
> > have in mind....
> Because you want a revolution. You don't care about entrenched market
> forces; you just want to attack, to bring death to the infidels. We're
> talking rivers of blood here. We're talking martyrs.
> Whereas I think in terms of an evolution. A new system, whatever it is,
> must evolve out of currently existing standards. It must take today's
> technology and bring it to the next level. As the Web did for the
> Internet, so should documents==objects do it for the Web. But you have
> to bootstrap. The dustbins of history are filled with Xanadus that
> steered clear of the existing technologies, and as a result got swept
aye, and from what i hear, rohit wants to be the next ted nelson!
> We cross our bridges when we come to them, and burn them behind us,
> leaving us with nothing but the memory of the smell of smoke, and the
> presumption that once our eyes watered...
> -- Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
the best play i've ever read; i've given away several of my copies. i
had a friend in high school that turned his copy of HHGTTG into a
Bible-like thing, complete with books and verses (annotated, of
course). i've often thought of doing the same with my RAGAD.