In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Roy Schestowitz
on Wed, 11 Oct 2006 04:11:20 +0100
> Shooting yourself in the foot in various programming languages
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | The proliferation of modern programming languages (all of which seem to
> | have stolen countless features from each other) sometimes makes it
> | difficult to remember which language you're using. This guide is offered
> | as a public service to help programmers in such dilemmas.
> | # C#
> | * You shoot yourself in the foot, but first have to switch to
> | unsafe mode.
> | * You forget precisely how to use the .NET interface and shoot
> | yourself in the foot. You sue Microsoft for damages.
> | [...]
> | # .NET
> | * You can now shoot yourself in the foot with any of fourteen
> | weapons, ranging from an antique medieval crossbow to a laser-guided
> | Destructo-Beam. However, all these weapons must be manufactured by
> | Microsoft and you must pay Microsoft royalties every time you shoot
> | yourself in the foot.
> | [...]
> | # Visual Basic
> | * You'll only appear to have shot yourself in the foot, but you'll
> | have so much fun doing it you won't care.
> | * You do a Google search on how to shoot yourself in the foot
> | using Visual Basic. You find seventeen completely different ways to do
> | it, none of which are properly structured. You paste the first example
> | into the IDE and compile. It brushes your teeth.
*chuckles* Some things never change. :-)
GNU and improved.