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Dunno. Do you count placing leg-amputated frogs under the couch as a token a love under social skills? Not that that's a kind of skill I'm good at
GOTOs are a bit like wire coat hangers: they tend to breed in the darkness, such that where there once were few, eventually there are many, and the program's architecture collapses beneath them. (Fran Poretto)
I thought wire coat hangers are what socks became in the dryer: socks are coat hanger "caterpillars" that morph in to hangers. That's why there is almost always at least one sock missing from the dryer and a new coat hanger in a closet.
Sry I have to say that but I wrote a nice article (I think) but gave up on publishing it since formatting it is a HELL in the online editor and I'm not brave enough to try the new one since it sucked all my energy out of me
It used to be the way people who did not know how to write HTML published static web pages. It would turn even simple pages into monstrosities with multiple tables embedded within tables. embedded within tables, ...
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I still like it because I can watch the poor slob assigned to update the page struggle to do even simple things like add a control onto a page some graphic artist slapped together and passed off as a web page.
Sorry I just had to vent. I used to do some contract work for a web video company* and they hired this graphic artist to put a new face on their web site. Needless to say she couldn't do simple things like add a video to the page, something essential for a web video company to have, so I would have to wade through tons of really crap code to find where I could add the control.
* - I used to package completed videos and video players for their clients so they could drop them on their web pages with a minimum of effort.
Did I mention that I hate Frontpage.
The report of my death was an exaggeration - Mark Twain
I don't like the online editor either (though to be fair I haven't written an article for long enough it is probably better now), so I write the article as plain HTML in a text editor (Notepad++, these days) and then paste it in.