"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
The sound of platters splintering.

Two years ago: "We should replace this. The machine is non-portable, the application does a lot of weird voodoo and we have no good options if it crashes and burns."

One year ago: "Well, it seems to run okay on a local box thanks to compatibilty stuff in Windows, but this is still not good."

Friday: "I hate all of you."

August 30, 2004 5:12 PM