BS BR 1 (9).txt - their targets landing men on the moon or...

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their targets, landing men on the moon or, say, Tetris. Why the hell hasn’t this bull been straightened out after 30 goddamn years of sweat, blood, and tears on the part of people trying to write software that doesn’t give its users the heebie-jeebies? And the first person who says “all you have to do is type ‘eval resize’ ” gets a big sock in the nose for being a clueless geek who missed the point. This stuff ought to be handled 11 levels of software below the level at which a user types a command—the goddamned HARDWARE ought to be able to figure out what kind of terminal it is, and if it can’t it should put a message on my console saying, “You are using

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