[HUMOR] Programmers prox equal Dealers

Gordon Garb (ggarb@apple.com)
10 Feb 97 12:52:10 -0800

Forwarded-by: Greg Marriott <greg@goonsquad.spies.com>

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Drug dealers Software developers
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Refer to their clients Refer to their clients
as "users". as "users".

"The first one's free!" "Download a free trial version..."

Have important South-East Have important South-East
Asian connections Asian connections
(to help move the stuff). (to help debug the code).

Strange jargon: Strange jargon:
"Stick," "Rock," "SCSI," "RTFM,"
"Dime bag," "E". "Java," "ISDN".

Realize that there's Realize that there's
tons of cash in the tons of cash in the
14- to 25-year-old 14- to 25-year-old
market. market.

Job is assisted by the Job is assisted by
industry's producing industry's producing
newer, more potent mixes. newer, faster machines.

Often seen in the company Often seen in the company of
of pimps and hustlers. marketing people and venture

Their product causes DOOM. Quake. SimCity. Duke Nukem 3D.
unhealthy addictions. 'Nuff said.

Do your job well, and Damn! Damn! DAMN!!!
you can sleep with
sexy movie stars who
depend on you.