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Gary R. Wheeler wrote:
I envision Microsoft as a huge steam[punk] engine, powered by the coal shoveled by thousands of developers. The conveyor at the end of the machine carries huge Borg-like (Star_Trek) cubes with the labels "MFC", ".NET", "WPF", "WCF", "HTML5"

In 5-10 years, .NET will be a long-deprecated technology and the "W*F" packages will be obscure historical footnotes. Some of us may still be maintaining our HTML5/Javascript applications under the watchful eyes of the alien overseers and the Apple collaborators who let them in. My only hope is that somewhere among us at that time is a Sparticus...
Sensei Gary, I wish I could make for you the sound of one-hand clapping: in response to this eloquently apocalyptic fugue, but, while trying to kill a body-double of myself I met on the road who claimed to be both enlightened, and, had the nerve to claim he was the "real me:" well, he was quicker with sword than I was with metaphor: so both my hands were amputated.

He left me, bleeding in the road, waving the stumps of my arms, with this haiku:

waving his two stumps,
pine-trees' scent in forest winds:
what does blood matter

Yes, I had to type this using a prosthesis attached to my nose.

yrs, Bill
"There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago." J. Robert Oppenheimer

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