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· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · August
· · · · 05 (1 entry)

Out of Memory · There’s this old say­ing “You shouldn’t kick a man when he’s down”, but I’ve al­ways thought it un­sound. Ob­vi­ous­ly, nor­mal­ly you oughtn’t kick a man, but let us con­sid­er a hy­po­thet­i­cal sit­u­a­tion in which kick­ing is called for. There’s no bet­ter time than when he’s al­ready down: less work to achieve foot con­tac­t, easy ac­cess to whichev­er part needs kick­ing, and the man will have re­al dif­fi­cul­ty in kick­ing you back. What has this to do with “out of memory”? Wel­l, in this case I felt like kick­ing some soft­ware, and the same prin­ci­ple ap­plies ...
 
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