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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 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
Quite a long time ago i wrote a nefarious program that let you browse TV shows and it would search the web for you for videos of that TV show automatically, which it would then download or torrent. A kind of black market netflix, and then organize and catalog all of that media on your system automatically.
I didn't do it to break any laws, and I'm not releasing it. I did it because it's *hard to do*. Sometimes I do that. It had to use all kinds of hacks and heuristics and break TOS's on at least two major websites that I'm aware of.
So in jail it goes. Bad program! Bad, bad program!
Anyway, I wanted the HTML from it, but it was all served using a tiny C# webserver running dynamic content with T4 templates.
So the pages are essentially ASP. Not even asp.net. And I'm just basically porting them over to a WebForms project to serve as a demo for this TMDB api i wrote. Just flat ASP. I'm a jerk.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.
A hack is and stays a hack. It will paitiently wait for years, until you have forgotten it completely. And then, one day, it will fail spectacularly and someone will have really great days with panicking bosses, crying customers and don't you dare come with something that does not have your little optimization. The sinister hacker usually is long gone by then, but the poor guys who will have to get this cow off the ice will curse you.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
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