Re: Code Annotation of the Week

Subject: Re: Code Annotation of the Week
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l mailinglist <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:58:33 -0800

"UNIX" isn't very funny either, though it's kind of amusing that most
people assume it's an acronym, and that all-caps became the standard.

http://www.multicians.org/multics-humor.html

I've heard some people laugh when they found out what "GNU" stands for.

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Janoff, Steve
<Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- teradata -dot- com> wrote:
> The unfortunate thing is that the pun itself is not very funny.
>
> So a lot of folklore over basically an unfunny pun.
>
> Developer humor does not always live up to the standards of humor
> required by everyday folks.
>
> But occasionally I come across a developer who has a superior sense of
> humor -- sometimes at the level of professional comedians -- and I
> *wish* he or she would write humorous code or at least error messages.
> :)
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References:
Re: Code Annotation of the Week: From: Stuart Burnfield
Re: Code Annotation of the Week: From: Laura Lemay
Re: Code Annotation of the Week: From: Laura Lemay
RE: Code Annotation of the Week: From: Janoff, Steve

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