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Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
Orange you glad these fruit puns exist? The shear number of them is kiwi-ng me. Dragon fruit through the bottom of the pun barrel is plum useless, but gives you apple time to think of more.
Thats what I got, Peach Out y'all.
Reason I Hate Microsoft Of The Day: I'm tasked with building Windows 10 system images for our new hardware platform. This means using Microsoft's "Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit", which is Windows 10's collection of command line tools for building images. The command lines in question are can be 200 characters long, with option names often 30 characters or more.
That's not my reason to hate Microsoft.
I hate Microsoft today because they can't issue a simple "File not found" message. Nooooo, they issue a dozen or more messages, liberally laced with things like "Error code: 3" and random HRESULT's. I wasted a f***ing hour trying to figure out why a command wouldn't work, when the simple problem was I'd missed a character in a file name.
The Deployment bastards are working hard at taking the Device Driver group's number one slot on my list of developers-first-against-the-wall-when-the-revolution-comes.
Microsoft's error messages have always been a pain.
Not exactly always - .NET handles exceptions quite nicely.
The COM error system, on the other hand, was a very bad joke made in the poorest of taste. A horrible, horrible, horrible thing! Quite possibly, the single worst error handling mechanism ever inflicted on mankind.
And it's still out their lurking in little (and sometimes not so little) corners of Windows - every time I see that dread string "HRESULT", my heart sinks because I see a trainload of grief approaching.