[CentOS] humor (was Re: OT: systemd Poll)

Thu Apr 13 18:55:40 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:06 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> On 04/12/2017 02:08 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>>> d) And then there stuff that I'm not sure of the purpose... like
>>>> eclipse, that needs 2GB to run... for an editor.
>>>>        mark "my web pages proudly built in vi!"
>>> And mine on medon.htt-consult.com done with Geany.
>>> Using a editor that understands html tags so you can collapse ones not
>>> being edited does make life simpler.  Also lets you know, indirectly,
>>> when your copy and pasting messed up the tag pairing.
>> Yeah, well, I've tried word processors, and, years back, I tried Quanta,
>> which was specifically for working on web pages, and the HTML generated
>> by all word processors sucks dead Mar-a-Lago roaches. And *all* of them
>> want to left-justify, even if there's an option not to, and you set that,
>> rather than leaving it properly indented.
>       The forced left justify part reminds me of a conversation I had
> with a vendor last year. It was something on the lines of "I know this
> might come as a shock to you but there are people out there who has
> phone numbers that are not exactly 9 digits long and postal codes with
> letters and numbers."
Gosh! Wow! Who'd a thought that?! (Now let's see, can I remember my friend
in Canada's postal code without looking?)