Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)


18:53 <timlarson_> you find that same sort of 'pattern' all through nature and and other fields of study, an overall structure with annoying little cracks…you can sometimes shift the cracks to less annoying places, but you can never get rid of them.
18:55 <yipstar> I have a word for those annoying little cracks:
18:55 <yipstar> humans

You say I let you down
You know it’s not like that
If you’re so hurt
Why then don’t you show it
— Bob Dylan, Positively 4th Street

In Bloom

Good composers don’t immitate, they steal. — Igor Stravinsky

Everywhere I turn, the finger points at me.
You’ll never understand, I’m in misery.
‘Cause baby without you I have no one
Oh, my sweet darling what have I done
— Ramones, I Don’t Want To Live This Life (Anymore)



Contact Sheet

Oh, the tree of life is growing
Where the spirit never dies
And the bright light of salvation shines
In dark and empty skies
— Bob Dylan, Death Is Not The End
20:42 <chris2> WOW DAMN IS THAT HOT :P
20:42 <chris2> [Anarchia (BTW: Allerschärfstes Willkommen!)]
20:42 <chris2> the schockwellenreiter links me!
20:43 <chris2> he misspells "anarchaia", tho :P
19:51 <rue> vacindak: The Java specification *explicitly* discards anything that is either easy or not bloated.
Tower reflection

Yes, Ruby has continuations and one can abuse them, but you have to be really smart. The average person won’t even use them, let alone abuse them. :) — Jim Freeze

19:20 <chris2> grml, i love when my great ideas shatter
19:21 <rue> You really should not try to glue a gorilla to your bike.

Er riss sich los und rannte weg—sie hinterher,
wir tranken aus und gingen, aber dieser Satz blieb hängen.
Jetzt denke ich fast immer bei Problemen im Zusammenhang
mit Liebe: “Geh weg mit Deiner Herzscheiße!”
— Funny Van Dannen, Herzscheiße

Used to be the now gone shanzi_220/47793222.


20:26 <CrazyJester> i'll buy the pragmatic programmer once exams are over (selfreward hopefully)
20:26 <chris2> the book?
20:26 <GnuVince> I bought Andy Hunt last week
20:27 <GnuVince> he's home doing my room right now
20:27 <CrazyJester> no, a codeslave ;)..yeah the book

Each link of the chain is choking
But each link of chain can be broken
Each link takes my takes my love away from me
But only your love can set me free
From this chain around my neck
— Dan Bern, Chain Around My Neck

Well, I wanna be your lover, baby,
I don’t wanna be your boss.
Don’t say I never warned you
When your train gets lost.
— Bob Dylan, It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

Kekkimari Damacy
17:51 <chris2> btw, did you ever notice an outline is like tdd (actually, bdd) for writing?
17:53 <neiras> chris2: yeah - the whole research -> notes -> outline -> paragraphs -> complete essay process they teach in high school has some parallels


Jester Cartoon

When you offer your data to the great Net God like the smoke of burnt offerings rising into the heavens—this is an upload. And when the riches of the Web rain upon you like manna—this is a download. — John Walker


I am only human
But you are so divine.
When did you leave heaven
Angel mine?
— Bob Dylan, When Did You Leave Heaven?


18:57 <GnuVince> I went to Python for the larger number of libraries (back in 2002-2003), however when the language started looking like Anna Nicole Smith, I came running back to Ruby,

Through a bullet of light
Her face was reflectin’
The fast fading words
That rolled from my tongue
With a long-distance look
Her eyes was on fire
But the song it was long
And there was more to be sung.
— Bob Dylan, Eternal Circle

15:06 <dagbrown> Meddling with ObjectSpace and things with moats stand the chance of killing all your production code. That's why the big KEEP OUT signs.
15:06 <flori> dagbrown: just wait and it will end up in rails ;)
15:02 <chris2> def foo(a, b); return unless a.kind_of? Object && b.kind_of? Object && 2 == 2; …; end
15:02 <dagbrown> Hey, someone needs to point that dumb kid at that…
15:02 <chris2> ^ paranoid programmer
15:03 <dagbrown> Now that's paranoia!
15:03 <dagbrown> "Oh crap, what you gave me wasn't an object! What on earth will I do with *that*?"


17:41 <chad> Java is hourly typed.

Freezing red deserts turn to dark,
Energy here in every part,
It’s so very lonely, you’re six hundred light years from home.
— Rolling Stones, 2000 Light Years From Home

I seriously recommend colored pencils and scratch paper when metaprogramming. — Theodore McCombs, Maude 2.0 Primer


They’ll kick you when you’re up
and knock you when you’re down.
It’s hard times in the city,
Livin’ down in New York town.
— Bob Dylan, Hard Times in New York Town


19:18 <Austin–> I also find that people who generally use MySQL don't know the first thing about database design.

I can’t provide for you no easy answers,
Who are you that I should have to lie?
You’ll know all about it, love,
It’ll fit you like a glove
When the night comes falling from the sky.
— Bob Dylan, When The Night Comes Falling From The Sky

17:22 <paranoidkoala> if i suddenly saw a bunch of semicolons in a ruby script i would just get confused
17:22 <chris2> if you come from ocaml, you can use double semicolons too =)
14:29 <jix> die raumtemperatur ist propertional zur anzahl der monitore im raum

Maude is simple. Its semantics is based on the fundamentals of category theory, which is pretty intuitive and straightforward until a mathematician tries to describe it formally with symbols and Greek letters. — Theodore McCombs, Maude 2.0 Primer

Oh the seas will split
And the ship will hit
And the sands on the shoreline will be shaking.
Then the tide will sound
And the wind will pound
And the morning will be breaking.
— Bob Dylan, When the Ship Comes In



18:52 <noradio> turns out ozmm is just pretty much a blog :\
18:53 <chris2> :(
18:53 <Ulysses> that is lame
18:53 <chris2> i at least mask my config files as thoughts }:-)
18:53 <sam-> it's not even SUB-PARAGRAPH blogging
18:53 <sam-> :(

You know, if I were going to name an evil programming language, I certainly wouldn’t name it after a snake. Python! Run away, run away. — Larry Wall, State of the Onion 9

17:00 <tirkal> I think this channel discusses Python more frequently than #python :P
17:00 <tirkal> almost every time I switch to this buffer, the word "python" is visible somewhere in the page :D

Oh, the gates are cast iron
And the walls are barbed wire.
Stay far from the fence
With the ‘lectricity sting.
And it’s keep down your head
And stay in your number,
Inside the walls,
The walls of Red Wing.
— Bob Dylan, Walls Of Red Wing

Oxford Dawn From Folly Bridge
15:23 <flgr> hey, it's still early morning ;)
15:25 <flgr> CEST – Central European Student Time

But me, I’m still on the road
Headin’ for another joint
We always did feel the same,
We just saw it from a different point of view,
Tangled up in blue.
— Bob Dylan, Tangled Up In Blue



Buy! buy!
Says the sign in the shop window.
Why? why?
Says the junk in the yard.
— Paul McCartney, Junk

20:14 <chris2> Demi: i did a lot of sudokus in holiday, probably more than three a day
20:15 <chris2> Demi: on the bus ride back home, i couldnt sleep, shifting numbers all the time
20:15 <Demi> It doesn't surprise me. There's no telling who you'll kill now.
20:16 <chris2> Demi: i was persecuted by the idea that i needed to sleep in different ways than the people in my seat row and column
20:16 <chris2> no kidding :P
17:59 <dagbrown> chris2: It's already been confirmed to kill Rails dead.
18:00 <chris2> "rails is using undocumented features that have been changed in 1.8.3"
18:00 <chris2> of course, most stdlib is an "undocumented feature" }}:-)
18:00 <dagbrown> Yes, but it takes less words than "Rails trips over its own monstrous crackpipe and falls over on its ass with 1.8.3".

I’d love to find Einstein’s brain and Miss America’s legs in a single female package. But I always kept finding Miss America’s brain and Einstein’s legs instead. — Hal Fulton, Einstein and Miss America

17:36 * chris2 wants to get a buck for each old emacs joke told
17:36 <Demi> I wanted to try emacs… but I'm still waiting for it to start!
17:36 <Demi> cha-ching!

And I never had no armies
To jump at my command.
No, I ain’t got no armies
To jump at my command.
But I don’t need no armies,
I got me one good friend.
Hey, hey, so I guess I’m doin’ fine.
— Bob Dylan, Guess I’m Doin’ Fine

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The sun will soon be hiding itself in Portland again and all the programmers will go back inside and wait until next year to come out again. :-) — Robby Russell

ThoughtNeukirchen’s First Theorem of Physical Education: Bad athletes clump together.
Föll’s Extension: And they get worse because of that.
023 by rlg

So, thanks guys! Hopefully I am but one of many who will take your lead. ones zeroes majors and minors



"That's no Moon, that's a Space Station!"

I’m in love for the first time
Don’t you know it’s gonna last
It’s a love that lasts forever
It’s a love that had no past
— The Beatles, Don’t Let Me Down

Ich habe versucht, radikale Gesellschaftskritik populär, im Sinne von weit-verständlich, zu formulieren. Und: ich bin daran gescheitert, weil daran nur zu Scheitern ist. — Lars Strojny, Abschließende Betrachtungen

19:53 <vincenz> templates are a neat way to solve some hairy problems
19:53 <chris2> yeah, e.g. lack of ducktyping

There’s a highway to, to the edge, yeah
Once a night you will drive yourself there
At the end of the road you will find the answer
At the end of the road you will drink abyss
— The Distillers, Hall Of Mirrors

You hate yourself & you must die
18:05 <sam-> rule 1 of the tumblelogging manifesto is that every tumblelogger has to write his own software to do it


Hush little baby, don’t you cry
Mama’s gonna buy you a .45
And if that .45 gets recalled
Mama’s gonna buy you an assault rifle
And if that rifle doesn’t fire
Mama’s gonna buy you a tightrope wire, to the sun
— Dan Bern, Tape


When you conquer the world
There s nothing left to do
Cept defeat the reflection in the mirror
With a bottle and a tear and a flag unfurled
When you ve already conquered the world
— Dan Bern, When You Conquer The World

17:58 <chris2> wozu zur hölle braucht ein mailclient wizards???
17:59 <DarkUnic1rn> wegen der usability :) Manager1: Oh wir haben die Usability vergessen! Manager2: Macht nix, bauen wir noch ein paar Wizards ein.

I lavishly predict that we’ll see 800 people at RubyConf ‘06. Watch it happen. — David Heinemeier Hansson

Hr waffle
17:34 <daigo> Ruby 1.8.3 will be released at Sep 21 my time (Japan).


You read the words and it sells you life,
They sell their words, but it’s all a lie.
— Stone Temple Pilots, Kitchenware and Candybars

15:01 <dav^> i would have used plan 9 if it didn't completely suck in every other aspect than the cool filesystem stuff

Of course another way to solve the Dining Philosophers problem is: USE A FUCKING WAITER. — Zed A. Shaw

14:16 <sparkyy> ob das ärger gibt wenn man inner wahlkabine ne tüte raucht? *g*
14:17 <Olli> rauch sie vorher und geh nicht hin :)
14:18 <sparkyy> ob die einen stören wenn man da erstmal gemütlich 10min ne tüte raucht`? hmmm
14:18 <Olli> sparkyy: mit ner tuete revoluzt du nicht mehr
14:19 <Olli> du machst viel mehr aerger wenn du in die wahlkabiene kackst
Yeovilton Airshow 17-09-05 363

You turn the tide on me each day and teach my eyes to see,
Just bein’ next to you is a natural thing for me
And I could never let you go, no matter what goes on,
‘Cause I love you more than ever now that the past is gone.
— Bob Dylan, Wedding Song

14:09 <chris2> i kicked vim 2 days ago when i noticed the lack of a kill buffer
14:10 <fridge> this is a very violent channel
14:10 <chris2> only for editors ;)
14:10 <lethalcode> and members of the insect animal kingdom.
14:10 * lethalcode squashes 3 bugs and a butterfly in his code.
Green Anole


[No Anarchaia tomorrow, I’m on a wedding the whole day.]


She’s gone, she’s gone
Never to return to you
And parallel lines eventually meet
In some dark corner of the universe
In God’s time, not yours
— Dan Bern, In God’s Time

17:16 <Xach> chris2: i think anarchaia could be renamed clementsonaia

Oh and don’t even get me started on the Office 12 interface. People used to know 10% of Office, now? 0%. Good work. — Adrian Sutton, Should I Be Excited Yet?

Found:  Lost Shaker of Salt

Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood
Let me smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood
Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves
Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace.
Let me die in my footsteps
Before I go down under the ground.
— Bob Dylan, Let Me Die In My Footsteps



I had two students who invented algorithms for hyphenation and line breaking. And I had many dozens of volunteers who met every Friday for several hours to help me make decisions. But I wrote every line of code myself. — Donald E. Knuth, Interview at FSM

Used to be the now gone roquentin/43587279.
20:40 <rue> alias_method :evil, :eval

Now I m getting ready
For another long season of silence
And skipping flat stones
Of nights filled with nothing
Of being alone
— Dan Bern, Being Alone

the left
18:38 <nome> Zeroth: j2sdk1.4.2: 35MB download, install to 91M
18:38 <cout__> lightweight
18:39 <chris2> cout_: we all know java was made for embedded devices :P
18:42 <cout_> chris2: well most java programmers do get java embedded into their souls. it's part of the contract.
18:43 <chris2> i thought most ppl get it stabbed up the ass
ThoughtThe advancedness of a programming language can be asked with a single question: Does it have a C-style for(;;) loop?

I feel like my body is a station wagon in which I drive my brain around, like a suburban mother taking the kids to hockey practice. — Douglas Coupland, Microserfs

When I say always,
I mean forever.
I trust tomorrow as much as today.
I’m not afraid to say,
I love you.
And I promise you,
I’ll never say goodbye.
— Pete Seeger, I’ll Never Say Goodbye



[Sorry about the small issue, but I’m damn busy today.]

Aug2005 157

I been hangin’ on threads,
I been playin’ it straight,
Now, I’ve just got to cut loose
Before it gets late.
So I’m going,
I’m going,
I’m gone.
— Bob Dylan, Going, Going, Gone

18:13 <webfiend> recidivism is repetition or relapse of criminal/undesirable behavior
18:14 <webfiend> That's one of my new words today, thanks to ThreeDayMonk


21:09 <lilo> okay, I am now entering the murky waters of functional programming
21:09 <lilo> they're murky because I haven't messed much with functional programming
Krkonoše, Czech republic mountains

I recognize the look
In my eyes when I see you
It s the look of one who loves you
Who wants nothing ‘cept to be with you
It is not the look that often
Gets returned in kind
— Dan Bern, One Dance

16:45 <chris2> jabberwock.mental_age -= 5 # }}:-)
16:46 <dagbrown> chris2: You forgot the "loop do … end" around that.
14:08 <AdulteratedJedi> :)
14:08 <jfontan> may the adulterated force be with you
14:09 <zem> better than an adultxratedjedi i suppose
Fireworked dendelion under fireworked sun

Won’t you help to sing
These songs of freedom? —
’cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs;
Redemption songs.
— Bob Marley, Redemption Song


anchor steam
20:31 <interferon> DannoHung: by the way, are you at RPI?
20:31 <DannoHung> Yep, I'm in a DBase class right now.. and totally not paying attention.
20:31 <interferon> haha no way
20:31 <interferon> sibel adali?
20:31 <DannoHung> Yeah!
20:32 <interferon> dude, i'm here too
20:32 <DannoHung> Where are you?
20:32 * Aria laughs.
20:32 <interferon> the left side of the room, towards the back. i've got a white beatles shirt on, and i'm typing on a laptop
20:32 <DannoHung> Ah, I see you, red hair?
20:32 <interferon> i just saw someone lean around two rows in front of me
20:32 <interferon> nope
20:33 <DannoHung> Yeah, that was me.
20:33 <interferon> haha
20:33 <interferon> awesome
20:33 <DannoHung> Hi-larious
20:33 <zem> LOL
20:33 <DannoHung> Man, I didn't know there were any other Rubyists on campus.
20:33 <zem> priceless :")
16:51 <chris2> i shoot faster than my shadow
16:51 <chris2> erm, i mean i write faster than my clones

Oh when I look back now,
that summer seemed to last forever.
And if I had the choice,
ya – I’d always wanna be there.
Those were the best days of my life.
— Bryan Adams, Summer Of ‘69

See the little faggot with the earring and the makeup
Yeah buddy that’s his own hair
That little faggot got his own jet airplane
That little faggot he’s a millionaire
— Dire Straits, Money For Nothing

16:29 <flori>
16:30 <chris2> oo is closures done wrong }}:-)
16:30 <dagbrown> TROLL GONG
16:30 <dagbrown> (for chris2)

ThoughtWas fühlt ein Schmetterling im Bauch, wenn er verliebt ist?


Tag Your It

Wenn du Glück hast, wirst du glücklich,
wenn Du Geld hast, bist du reich
Wenn das Schicksal sagt: ‘Ich schick dich.’,
dann geh am Besten gleich.
— Funny van Dannen, Der Fatalist

19:48 <manveru> heute morgen… was war da für n tag?
19:48 <chris2> heute ist sonntag
19:49 <chris2> wie verplant bist du denn? :P
19:49 <manveru> hab ich schon lang nicht mehr ausm fenster geschaut…
Southern Exposure (DSC02722)

Am Spielstand wird sich nicht mehr viel ändern, es sei denn es schießt einer ein Tor. — Franz Beckenbauer (Herzlichen Glückwunsch!)

ThoughtWhile I’m for less state and even less church in politics, I prefer less state but more Church in programming.

Through these fields of destruction
Baptism of fire
I’ve watched all your suffering
As the battles raged higher
And though they did hurt me so bad
In the fear and alarm
You did not desert me
My brothers in arms
— Dire Straits, Brothers In Arms



19:21 * imperator can't get ruby to build from source on windows
19:23 <chris2_> this is a sign!
Kindergarten I

My life makes perfect sense,
lust and food and violence.
Sex and money are my major kicks,
get me in a fight I like dirty tricks.
— Dire Straits, Heavy Fuel

Kunst ist in meinem Leben zumindest unterschwellig dabei gewesen, und man kann auch “einfach so” Kunst machen. Code ist dabei ein Werkzeug wie jedes anderes. — Manuel Odendahl

18:05 <btl> how much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
18:07 <chris2> btl: 42
18:07 <btl> 42 indeed
ThoughtDo you think I’m crazy because I’m on five Ruby-related IRC channels on Freenode?

There was an Old Man of Aôsta,
Who possessed a large Cow, but he lost her;
But they said, ‘Don’t you see, she has rushed up a tree?
You invidious Old Man of Aôsta!’
— Edward Lear

15:00 <kig> there's a little sadist inside every programmer
paulines food


Used to be the now gone linny/41786773.

On the day I go to work for Microsoft, faint oinking sounds will be heard from far overhead, the moon will not merely turn blue but develop polkadots, and hell will freeze over so solid the brimstone will go superconductive. — Eric S. Raymond

19:13 <jix> naja ich mache ja auch andere sachen als vorm computer sitzen…
19:13 <jix> zum beispiel…
19:13 <jix> ähm..
19:13 <jix> uh..
19:13 <chris2> vorm computer stehen?
Borobodur Monument at Sunrise

Du hast Orgasmusprobleme. Du schläfst vorm Fenster ein.
Du hast Durchblutungsstörungen, und immer noch kein Eigenheim.
Dann denk doch mal an Jesus, der war besser als du.
Er musste so jung sterben, sag mal was dazu!
— Funny van Dannen, Junge Christen
18:41 <chris2> rails makes aggressive
18:42 <htonl> shut up before i stab you
18:43 * chris2 peacefully codes elisp right now :P

Used to be the now gone sparkletrash/41788278.

Chemical reaction, it s nothing more than this.
Those two kind of sit there, these two start to fizz.
Chemical reaction, it’s really nothing more.
You bring me H2O when I need H2SO4.
— Dan Bern, Simple Mathematics

ThoughtPrinters are the executive authority of thought.


In fact when I first got my Apple II the first thing I did was turn it on and off, on and off, just because I had the power to do so, which I’d never had on a computer before. — Andy Hertzfeld


Als die Kubakrise die Welt bedrohte, war ich gerade mal vier.
Und dann ging es weiter in Vietnam und dann gab’s in Hawaii kein Bier.
Ich blieb sitzen und sagte: Lieber Gott, mir wird das alles zuviel.
Also ich hatte schon vor dem 11. September oft ein Scheißgefühl.
— Funny van Dannen, 11. September


And we don’t need reason and we don’t need logic
Cause we’ve got feelin’ and we’re very proud of it
Speeding motorcycle, lets just go
Speeding motorcycle, lets go lets go lets go
— Mary Lou Lord, Speeding Motorcycle

Miralls d'aigua


Marry me, leave Kentucky
and come to Tennessee.
Cause you’re the only ten I see.
— Silver Jews, Tennessee

Sunset 3
14:57 * shapr gets a SIGWENCH
14:57 <shapr> Gotta go meet a woman, bbl
Golden Cow
ThoughtNeukirchen’s First Theorem of Design: Apple needs to tweak every design until it’s shit.

Das ist ein netter junger Mann,
was der sich alles merken kann.
Es gibt ja so viel Wissenswertes über Erlangen.
Wissenswertes, Wissenswertes über Erlangen…
— Foyer Des Arts, Wissenswertes Über Erlangen

Michael Penn is married to Aimee Mann. Their musical styles are practically the same, except for their genders. — Aaron Swartz, Reflections on Cultural Fragments

Back on the ground


18:39 <tirkal> chris2: I'm serious :) #python *never* had a *single* female participant.
18:39 <Aria> Who says I'm single?
Used to be the now gone orlinzoom/40861962.
ThoughtListening to Sassenrath about REBOL is like flaying a dead horse.

Mit einem Stein in der Hand,
als Souvenir vor der Mauer in Berlin
klopfen wir an die Hintertür,
von einem neuen Paradies.
— Die Toten Hosen, Alles Wird Gut

the colour of my soul
14:59 <Kero> irb(main):036:0> $= = true
14:59 <Kero> (irb):36: warning: modifying $= is deprecated
14:59 <Kero> "hello" == "HELLO" => true
15:00 <Kero> scary…
My first feature

And in the master’s chambers,
They gathered for the feast.
The stab it with their steely knives,
But they just can’t kill the beast.
— Eagles, Hotel California



The real pitfall of LISP systems was that they actually displayed something on the screen when they were garbage collecting. — Chris Welty, Still Garbage Collecting

Oil paintings of x-rated picnics.
Behind the walls of medication I’m free.
Every falling leaf in a compact mirror
hits a target that we can’t see.
— Silver Jews, The Wild Kindness

edmund by mym
19:51 <dblack> i guess ruby is strongly classed :-)

No time like the present to get ripped apart
Got this burnin’ desire coming straight from my heart
Suck you dry…suck…suck you dry…suck you dry…
Suck me dry…suck this dry…
— Rolling Stones, Beast Of Burden

Insomnia 5 Img_0550


ThoughtMy favourite Rails method: has_many_and_far_to_many_characters.
18:24 <chris2> my hands hurt from punching cards
18:24 <flgr__> you can always regenerate it by punching PHP devs

Well, I dont know why I love you like I do
Nobody in the world can get along with you
You got the ways of a devil sleeping in a lion’s den
I come home last night you wouldn’t even let me in.
— Bob Dylan, She’s No Good

Spider by ykf
18:08 <MacVince> the REAL reason why they car and cdr?
18:08 <MacVince> because if you're a touch typist, you type car and cdr with one hand
18:08 <MacVince> the left one
18:08 <MacVince> therefore, Lispers can masturbate watching all their cars and cdrs
18:05 <dblack> "tell your doctor if you have liver disease" – warning on tv commercial
18:05 <dblack> i would hope my doctor would tell *me* if i have liver disease

Some dream of a country
Where they could choose their partners freely
And have their love recognized
Some dream of wilderness
Where wild animals roam free
And there’s not a single oil well in sight
— Rod Macdonald, A Tale Of Two Americas

africa_ 333
10:57 <dagbrown> tirkal: On the other paw, though, emacs's ruby-mode was written by some guy named "matz".
10:57 <blackdog> Does he know the language well?
10:57 <dagbrown> blackdog: Sometimes he admits that he doesn't know some bits of it, like callcc.


There is a house in New Orleans
Not the one you heard about
I’m talking ‘bout another house
They spoke of gold in the cellar
That a spanish gentleman had left
— Silver Jews, New Orleans

Ireland - Dublin - Cityscape 02
12:57 <scoopr> slashdot works because of the sheer volume of people reading slashdot
12:57 <_fatalis> the lesser idiots outnumber the greater idiots
Saucer closeup2

I’ll rise and fall, let me take credit for both
Jump off a cliff, don’t need your help so back off
I’ll never suck Satan’s dick…
— Pearl Jam, Satan’s Bed

When timely death my life and fortune ends,
Let not my hearse be vexed with mourning friends,
But let all lovers, rich in triumph, come
And with sweet pastimes grace my happy tomb;
And Lesbia, close up thou my little light,
And crown with love my ever-during night.
— Thomas Campion, My Sweetest Lesbia


21:43 <_why> chris1?
21:43 <_why> chris0?
21:43 <chris2> ok, let's drop those name jokes
21:44 <chris2> (do you know chris2+i, my imaginary friend?)

I fell in to a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
and the flames went higher.
— Johnny Cash, Ring Of Fire

21:33 <flori> no, i am just channeling the web designer ;)
21:33 * imperator channels #5

I, I’m still alive
Hey i, but, I’m still alive
Hey i, boy, I’m still alive
Hey i, i, i, I’m still alive, yeah
Ooh yeah…yeah yeah yeah…oh…oh…
— Pearl Jam, Alive

15:02 * Kero mutilates fallthrough with a katana for good measure.
15:03 * cout_ falls through the hole Kero accidentally cut in the floor


21:39 <dblack> zem: trying to turn the tide in favor of the 'eigen' terminology? :-)
21:40 <KirinDave> That's because it's superior. It's german, you know. Nothing in german or from germany can be bad.
21:42 * chris2 proposes "method von braun" and "class von braun" as replacements for eigenmethod and eigenclass
21:44 <zem> o/~ gather round while i document method von braun
21:45 <zem> o/~ a method whose binding was always unwinding
21:47 <chris2> o/~ it calls other methods, it won't even frown
21:48 <chris2> o/~ "exception, exschmeption," says method von braun

So she grew up
Became a confused young woman
Got a confused little job
In a confused little office
— Dan Bern, Confused Little Girl

20:40 <_fatalis> #rubyonrails has more people than ##php
20:40 <rue> Unfortunately, most people are _from_ #php

If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders. — Hal Abelson

20:09 <_fatalis> how do you get internet in igloos
20:11 <UziMonkey> very carefully
nighttime green

Are you honest when no one’s looking?
Can you summon honey from a telephone?
They sat there with their hooks in the water
and their moustaches caked with airplane glue.
— Silver Jews, Smith and Jones Forever