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

Thu Apr 13 21:42:06 UTC 2017
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 04/13/2017 03:01 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Thu, April 13, 2017 1:38 pm, 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.
> Just to add a bit to discussion. There are tools (editors) to edit html
> code for web pages. Looking at some html documents I see a lot of junk
> added by these tools. Who will blame stupid program that is designed to
> handle everything for doing that? Not me. But I do not what any junk
> inside anything I wrote. Do you want "mozilla generator" in the hidden
> field of your html document?

That is why I use Geany.  It gives you a very basic html template and 
you go from there.

I have been 'learning on the job' to make decent boxes for my commands, 
with bars when needed.

Still working on it and would love to have a copy to clipboard button, 
but all the various examples I have found are not working.

> But I must confess: I do not write html or
> php webpages (except for most trivial ones, or editing ones written by
> someone else). And as Mark I use vi for that (and almost for everything,
> fancy formatted printouts may be exemption). Will you be surprised by the
> fact that some web servers are configured to not serve files ending with
> tilde symbol "~"? As these will be served as text verbatim, and therefore
> will disclose whateve you have inside file with the same name without
> tilde. I know more than one web developer who use emacs, edits files in
> situ (not elsewhere) and never even think of cleaning xxxx~ files.
> Valeri
>>        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."
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