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I am somewhat surprised, given the content, that no one has posted _why's "Final words". I happen to have logged it, and given the content, it seems very relevant:

(08/13/2009 03:36:54 PM) twitter.com: _why: i thought that RIP was strictly for cremation.

(08/17/2009 10:22:45 AM) twitter.com: _why: burying myself feet first in the woods with the hope that this will lead to a career as a much beloved and sought after mouth-under-a-rock.

(08/18/2009 12:16:43 PM) twitter.com: _why: programming is rather thankless. you see your works become replaced by superior works in a year. unable to run at all in a few more.

(08/18/2009 12:32:21 PM) twitter.com: _why: if you program and want any longevity to your work, make a game. all else recycles, but people rewrite architectures to keep games alive.

(08/18/2009 01:17:43 PM) twitter.com: _why: ahh i’m just so totally suspicious of anyone who claims to love progress but stridently defends the status quo!!

(08/18/2009 01:55:00 PM) twitter.com: _why: kafka would be a lot harder to get into if the trial only ran on a power pc.

(08/18/2009 07:50:07 PM) twitter.com: _why: nailing a small ornate gold shelf at arm’s height above the bed for my cat to sit on. i give you: norton’s perch.

(08/18/2009 07:54:20 PM) twitter.com: _why: i should probably have little teeny shelves all leading up to it. with their own miniature portraits or doll banisters or something.

(08/18/2009 08:06:21 PM) twitter.com: _why: an ascending homage to fish bones. culminating in a delicate canopy of mouse furs.

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