Various items that don't readily fit into any of the other categories.
- The FAQ for the
comp.windows.news usenet newsgroup.
This group is dedicated to discussions of NeWS - the Network Extensible Window
System developed by Sun Microsystems
in the mid '80s, and dropped in the early '90s. Those who have used
NeWS generally believe it to have been technically superior to
- Robert Kroeger and Josh Siegel's
Interpreter Version 0.1; (a start at) an Open Source NeWS clone.
- Microsoft at Apogee
by John Walker.
"Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims
may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons
than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may
sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who
torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so
with the approval of their own conscience."
C.S.Lewis, God in the Dock
"Perfection. Excellence. What a passionate lover. But once having tasted
the lips of excellence, once having given oneself to its perfection, how
dreary and burdensome and filled with anomie are the remainder of one's
waking hours trapped in the shackled lock-step of the merely ordinary,
the barely acceptable, the just okay and not a stroke better."
Epistemology is why philosophers drink so heavily.
- Joseph 'Gunnar' LeMat
Headcrash, Bruce Bethke
Only stories are logical. To make people believe in them.
Only the real is allowed to be ridiculous.
Oblivion, Dave Stone