* Posts by ThePhaedrus

5 posts • joined 8 Dec 2012

And we return to Munich's migration back to Windows – it's going to cost what now?! €100m!

ThePhaedrus

Re: @Ken

I think the Munich BOFH has been having a good few chuckles over the last 10 years :-)

[Just spent the morning browsing http://bofharchive.com on this slow day in the new year].

Rampaging gnu crashes Microsoft Store, hands out literature

ThePhaedrus

Re: Missing an important point...

Whilst your point is well made, I do question the whether most shoppers don't know of alternatives. I think most know of OSX and would not be averse to buying a Mac if it wasn't more expensive than a Windows machine.

Anyway, aren't we all buying tablets and smartphones now? Who cares about the Desktop...

What Compsci textbooks don't tell you: Real world code sucks

ThePhaedrus
WTF?

So where are all the bad ones

So, we've had a bunch of comments here generally complaining about the crapness of other people's code, about how crap most programmers are and about the crap state of programming in general.

So please tell me: where are all the crap programmers? Have a look in the mirror..

Most programmers think they are above average. Just saying...

ThePhaedrus
FAIL

Re: Money, actually...

>> I've been working with programmers since 1978. I'm not convinced very many skilled programming staff exist.

It's always the others that are lacking the skills, isn't it?

Stallman: Ubuntu spyware makes it JUST AS BAD as Windows

ThePhaedrus

@Trevor_Pott

"

"articles and authors are fairly evenly split between liking MS, Apple and Google and NOT liking them."

I am seriously offended, sir. I hate all those companies equally."

Do you hate them enough to not use their products? In which case how do you get by in IT world?

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