netcurmudgeon (netcurmudgeon) wrote,
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step...

A colleague of mine once said that "all serious programming languages evolve asymptotically toward LISP".

I told him that he'd determined about programming languages the same thing I can found about operating systems (albeit with a bigger budget for vocabulary): "The more an operating system is like UNIX, the better it gets".

I just discovered that XP's command shell has <tab> completion. Heh heh heh.
Tags: geeking, unix, xp
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