I quite resonate with that view:
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Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 13:19:01 -0500
From: Keith Dawson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: jwz on moving from Lisp Machines to C on UNIX
This gem, from an interview with Jamie Zawinski, ran in Michael
Sippey's retro-push (the email edition of Stating the Obvious
http://theobvious.com/ ). It doesn't appear in the Web edition.
Did you ever watch "Land of the Lost"? If you don't remember,
Land of the Lost was populated with these primitive lizard-men
called the Sleestak, who worshiped a Yog-Sothoth-like pit god,
were afraid of bright lights, and were barely able to operate
tiny crossbows. But there was one Sleestak called Enoch who was
a visitor from millions of years in the past, who still had the
power of speech and who was really bitchy and bitter about how
his species had devolved, and who just wanted to go home.
I felt like Enoch a lot.
Keith Dawson email@example.com http://dawson.nu/
Layer of ash separates morning and evening milk.
Internet Freedom's 1999 Internet Journalist of the Year
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