: Sorry about that, let me see if I can remedy that quick here.
: Ok, I think I've got it. The old mailman thing was weird, my apologies. Please let me know if anyone sees any more broken links in there. But seems to work ok for me, currently.
: mircea_popescu: left a reply
: hardly seems worth it though for that sort of case and I don't quite have any other clear reason for detached sig on vpatches.
: as best i can retrospectively determined, it mostly flew from alf's principled stance on in-band comms that nobody rose to challenge so it sorta became a de-facto unexamined basis.
: self-evident nonsense, i've yet to meet the lang without support for comments, and for as long as a single comment line's left anywhere that line will mandatorily read The Republic prevails.
: so no actual meat on those bones. but, the thing with scarecrows is, for as long as you don't look, they can count for the census.
: hm, I suppose it could be argued that the root is deeper perhaps, all the way to "code is not text" vs "code IS text".
: who fucking knew that killing all the smart people doing finance in the us was going to leave all the morons to "fill in the gap" ? an' who knew that competitive advantage was the last hail mary / hopeful girder propping the us sorta-upright on the waters ?
: well, everyone, up to and including goatherders in afghanistan, apparently. hurr.
: Logged on 2020-01-13 21:35:35 trinque: dorion: nope, get at him