[clug] Being polite on the list - or: Geek Feminism 101
daniel at rimspace.net
Fri Aug 14 00:53:42 MDT 2009
Bob Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au> writes:
> Now that this topic thread has completely died off and it is safe to step
> into the waters again, I can finally pluck up courage to add this
I am not quite sure what your were expecting to get out of this, personally.
Perhaps you can explain what sort of reaction you expected?
> from Beej's Guide to Unix IPC
> 2.3. Summary
> Now you know all about the mighty fork() function! It's more useful that a wet
> bag of worms in most computationally intensive situations, and you can amaze
> your friends at parties. Additionally, it can help make you more attractive to
> members of the opposite sex, unless you're male.
Anyway, for what it is worth my second reaction was:
Ah! Proof that the key to humor is to know when to stop.
Just three words less and it would all have been fine.
 ...since you are reading my first reaction in my preceding paragraph.
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