Soldering (Was: Re: HP-IB, Amigo/cs80 ... )

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Thu Mar 11 16:41:57 CST 2010

Philip Pemberton wrote:
> Tony Duell wrote:
>>> For each life you get a fixed number of lucky escapes. You never know
>>> how many you've been allocated, or even how many you have left. Only
>>> time you find out is when you screw up really badly and just happen
>>> to find out that the "lucky escapes remaining" counter was at zero...
>> If this means what I think it means, how are you in a state where you
>> can realise that your 'lucky escape counter' as got to zero?
> When you either bump into Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates, or the
> Ferryman at the bank of the Styx.
> Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.........

You mean you're forced to complete a production code project in INTERCAL?

Peace...  Sridhar

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