Programming Sucks Programming Sucks 6 SamBones (Programmer) (OP) 1 May 14 12:56 This is absolutely brilliant! I must share it with my Tek-Tips friends! http://stilldrinking.org/programming-sucks RE: Programming Sucks Olaf Doschke (Programmer) 2 May 14 07:58 This is so brilliant, I actually spontaneously bought his book. Bye, Olaf. RE: Programming Sucks MakeItSo (Programmer) 5 May 14 05:52 Yeah, this is somewhat familiar. This one passage made my day: Quote (stilldrinking.org)According to the author, that program is "two lines of code that parse two lines of embedded comments in the code to read the Mayan numbers representing the individual ASCII characters that make up the magazine title, rendered in 90-degree rotated ASCII art." That program won a contest, because of course it did. Some call it nifty, others a Rube-Goldbergian masterpiece, some call it "security through obscurity" - I call it "way to miss the point, dude!" “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” (Kofi Annan) Oppose SOPA, PIPA, ACTA; measures to curb freedom of information under whatever name whatsoever.