[nycbug-talk] fave BSD tips/tricks?

Jerry B. Altzman jbaltz at 3phasecomputing.com
Wed Aug 26 00:11:42 EDT 2009

on 8/25/2009 5:31 PM Charles Sprickman said the following:
> On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:
>> on 8/24/2009 6:46 PM Miles Nordin said the following:
>>> It's just annoying when basic unix things like apropos, xcalc, or
>>> emacs are missing.  Unix has become a single-user platform.  Working
>> Clearly, your idea of what 'basic unix' things are and mine differ.
>> That's ok, _non disputandum est_ and all that.
> Hey, you know real men use "bc" for all their calculator needs, right? :)

I was going to write something like that, but I didn't want to fall into 
the "Real Programmers" mentality, or as Miles go nicely put it:
> ``works for
> me so fuck off'' is a Windows attitude.

jerry b. altzman  jbaltz at 3phasecomputing.com  +1 718 763 7405

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