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The Beatles 90's IS version


  • Subject: The Beatles 90's IS version
  • From: "Kempter, Eric" <EKempter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Dec 97 09:52:00 PST

fixed


Something that this group can appreciate

Eric Kempter
Sr. Programmer/Analyst
E-Mail: EKempter@smsocs.com


>Yesterday
>---------
>Yesterday,
>All those backups seemed a waste of pay.
>Now my database has gone away.
>Oh I believe in yesterday.
>
>Suddenly,
>There's not half the files there used to be,
>And there's a milestone hanging over me
>The system crashed so suddenly.
>
>I pushed something wrong
>What it was I could not say.
>Now all my data's gone
>and I long for yesterday-ay-ay-ay.
>
>Yesterday,
>The need for back-ups seemed so far away.
>I knew my data was all here to stay,
>Now I believe in yesterday.
>
>=================================
>
>Eleanor Rigby
>-------------
>Eleanor Rigby
>Sits at the keyboard
>And waits for a line on the screen
>Lives in a dream
>Waits for a signal
>Finding some code
>That will make the machine do some more.
>What is it for?
>
>All the lonely users, where do they all come from?
>All the lonely users, why does it take so long?
>
>Guru MacKenzi
>Typing the lines of a program that no one will run; Isn't it fun?
>Look at him working,
>Munching some chips as he waits for the code to compile; It takes a
>while...
>
>All the lonely users, where do they all come from?
>All the lonely users, why does it take so long?
>
>Eleanor Rigby
>Crashes the system and loses 6 hours of work;
>Feels like a jerk.
>Guru MacKenzie
>Wiping the crumbs off the keys as he types in the code;
>Nothing will load.
>
>All the lonely users, where do they all come from?
>All the lonely users, why does it take so long?
>
>=================================
>
>Unix Man
>--------
>He's a real UNIX Man
>Sitting in his UNIX LAN
>Making all his UNIX plans
>For nobody.
>
>Knows the blocksize from du(1)
>Cares not where /dev/null goes to
>Isn't he a bit like you   And me?
>
>UNIX Man, please listen(2)
>My lpd(8) is missin'
>UNIX Man
>The wo-o-o-orld is at(1) your command.
>He's as wise as he can be
>Uses lex and yacc and C
>UNIX Man, can you help me At all?
>
>UNIX Man, don't worry
>Test with time(1), don't hurry UNIX Man
>The new kernel boots, just like you had planned.
>He's a real UNIX Man Sitting in his UNIX LAN
>
>Making all his UNIX .plans
>For nobody ...
>Making all his UNIX .plans
>For nobody.
>
>================================
>
>Write in C ("Let it Be")
>------------------------
>When I find my code in tons of trouble,
>Friends and colleagues come to me,
>Speaking words of wisdom:
>"Write in C."
>
>As the deadline fast approaches,
>And bugs are all that I can see,
>Somewhere, someone whispers:
>"Write in C."
>
>Write in C, Write in C,
>Write in C, oh, Write in C.
>LOGO's dead and buried,
>Write in C.
>
>I used to write a lot of FORTRAN,
>For science it worked flawlessly.
>Try using it for graphics!
>Write in C.
>
>If you've just spent nearly 30 hours,
>Debugging some assembly,
>Soon you will be glad to
>Write in C.
>
>Write in C, Write in C,
>Write in C, yeah, Write in C.
>BASIC's not the answer.
>Write in C.
>
>Write in C, Write in C
>Write in C, oh, Write in C.
>Pascal won't quite cut it.
>Write in C.
>
>=======================
>
>Something
>---------
>Something in the way it fails,
>Defies the algorithm's logic!
>Something in the way it coredumps...
>I don't want to leave it now
>I'll fix this problem somehow
>
>Somewhere in the memory I know,
>A pointer's got to be corrupted.
>Stepping in the debugger will show me...
>I don't want to leave it now
>I'm too close to leave it now
>
>You're asking me can this code go?
>I don't know, I don't know...
>What sequence causes it to blow?
>I don't know, I don't know...
>
>Something in the initializing code?
>And all I have to do is think of it!
>Something in the listing will show me...
>I don't want to leave it now
>I'll fix this tonight I vow!

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