John

At 12:23 AM 11/23/97 -0500, you wrote:

-snip-

>These usually fall under a category I call ESOTERIC.
>ESOTERIC = Something whose meaning is obscure, obtuse, is not self-evident,
>or only known by a chosen few. (The chosen few normally equates to 
>'Just the Author' and after two months even she/he has to have ten cups of 
>coffee and a complete source listing and 6 hours research time just to say 
>'Oh ya, I remember now'.) Try and fix one of these at 4:55pm on a friday.

A synonym for ESOTERIC is CUTE.

Gary Cornell, a co-author of Core Java, said, in his VB3 book, "3 rules of
optimization—Don't; Don't Don't!"

FWIW

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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