> Verily I say unto thee, that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, 7 belched out
>> this bit o' wisdom:
>>>> | The author, James Plasmondon, writes in his introduction: "Every
>>>> | line of code that is written to our standards is a small
>>>> | victory; every line of code that is written to any other
>>>> | standard, is a small defeat."
> Does this mean the true purpose of the trolls in COLA is to somehow get
> us all to write Windows software?
> But that wouldn't make much sense, because according to them, we write
> "Slopware", and surely they wouldn't want that.
>> Take note of the above.
>>> C is your best friend because it runs on more platforms than any
>>> other languages.
> Well, as it turns out, GNU/Linux programmers wrote a particularly useful
> piece of Windows software in C, although the trolls may be disappointed
> to note that it's licensed GPLv3:
One of the best Windows *must have* programs I've seen yet!
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008