[archmach] Re: Currenter archmach list roster

  • From: Susan Brennan <susan.brennan@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: archmach@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 10:53:00 -0400

More criteria:

Your first graphics program failed to work because whenever it divided N by N/10, the home-brewed compiler returned "0".

A geek (once !-) made you cry.

After all-night programming in the Garden, you were startled into consciousness at 8 a.m. by 20 Japanese men in identical blue suits peering in at you from the the glass by the elevator.

On May 22, 2006, at 5:55 PM, Chris Schmandt wrote:

How do you know if you should be on this list?
If you had an account on Magic Six, certainly. If Magic Four or earlier,
you're golden!
What was the name of the text editor whose releases were named after colors?
Who was Pamela, and why did Heckbert care?
If you ever used the "read_block" function on the (K)Ramtek frame buffer,
you belong!
Do you know what a TBC was? Do you know how color is encoded in NTSC video?
Can you remember what the "organic air conditioning" was?
Do you know what sucked?
Can you navigate around Aspen, Colorado even though you've never been there?
Has your software ever gotten a "Bad luck fault"?

Probably "worked in Building 9" is good enough, right?

Prof. Susan E. Brennan
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500

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