XML just called

Posted on 2015-January-27 in fun • Tagged with bug, voice, xml

Mean science (cartoon)

Lunch time. I had been waiting outside for my colleagues to show up for close to 10 minutes when they said they were following me. Getting impatient, I wrote an SMS to my office mate containing the single word: MANGER. Interestingly enough, Android does not allow me to set a …


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Config file hell

Posted on 2011-October-12 in programming • Tagged with complexity, config file, file format, xkcd, xml

Complexity

xkcd 963 nailed it once again. How much fun is it to have to open one of the zillion Unix config files on your Debian box and start tweaking until it finally works? The graph could just as well show "Time since I last opened wpa_supplicant.conf", or "/etc …


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