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TTLOTD -- Eternal Damnation or Windows 95 -- You choose...

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed,  1 May 96 17:15:19 -0700
To: Fun_People
Subject: TTLOTD -- Eternal Damnation or Windows 95 -- You choose...

Forwarded-by: Keith Bostic <>
Forwarded-by: Jon Loeliger <>
Forwarded-by:  Ernest Hua <>

This is from the founder of Autodesk.  I guess he's become frustrated
enough with Windows 95 programming to make the following observation:

Subject: Top 10
Author:  John Walker <> at smtpcc

		        Well, I'll Be Damned

		by John Walker --

           The top ten reasons Eternal Damnation is better
                  than Windows Software Development

Eternal Damnation             		Windows Development
===================         		===================

				- 10 -

It never ends.				You think you're almost done,
 					but you never really finish.

 		    		- 9 -

You burn forever, but are not		Each update introduces new
consumed.				and improved tortures, which
					slowly consume you.

				- 8 -

Your fate is in the hands of 		Your fate is in the hands of
Satan, Prince of Darkness.		Gates, Prince of Incompatibility.

				- 7 -

Satan gives you something you		Gates makes you buy Windows 95.
want in return for being damned.

				- 6 -

It is avoidable; an attractive,		Resistance is futile.  All the
widely-marketed alternative is		alternatives are damned or doomed.

				- 5 -

It is free.				You pay, and pay, and pay just
					to stay in the game.

				- 4 -

Satan was once an angel.		Gates started by writing a BASIC

				- 3 -

Hell has no Windows.			Microsoft does.

				- 2 -

You only pass the Gates of Hell	        The Gates of Microsoft keeps
one time.				popping up everywhere you look.


Satan genuinely believes in the 	Gates just does it for the money.
triumph of Evil.

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