On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 22:14, Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 01:02:26PM -0400, Daniel Brown wrote:
>> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 22:13, Bill Guion <bgu...@comcast.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > So if I understand, you want an explode() with empty parameters to explode
>> > the host machine?
>>     That's correct.  If it causes too much userland confusion, we can
>> alias it as detonate() as well.
> It would be so hilarious if this made it into the docs as a (spoof)
> command. I could see some n00b skimming over the docs and going, "Wait,
> what--?"
> Oh-- how about if the detonate() command just echoed a series of "tick"
> strings to the web page? Can't you just imagine the frantic tech support
> calls from n00b PHP coders to the tech support departments of their
> hosting companies? "Oh crap oh crap! Pick up the phone already! Oh
> crap I'm so busted!"
> Reminds me (obliquely) of an entry in the index for "The C Programming
> Language" for recursion, which points right back to that index page. I
> about doubled over when I first discovered it.

    That's hilarious.  I love subtle humor like that.

    Incidentally, a new thread on this subject is forthcoming....

</Daniel P. Brown>
Network Infrastructure Manager

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