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 http://www.php.net/ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php