G. Clifford Williams Profile picture
Systems/Security/Software engineer for the past 23 years & avid fan of Web2Py, BSD, SmartOS, AWK, KSH93, Python, Lua. High Fat Low Carb Vegetarian. ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
Jun 28, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
Potential client: You have 1 hour to implement this concurrent #golang program in any language you choose.
Me: uhmm ANY language?
PC: well we have to be able to understand it so no BrainF*ck, no obscure Perl, no AWK
Me: Ok what about shell?
PC: you mean bash?
Me: No I mean shell PC: isnt’ that BASH?
Me: no.. shell is.. *sigh* that’s like asking me if I mean a DeLorean when I say I want a sports car. In this case “sports car” == “shell” and “DeLorean” == “bash”.
PC: ok so what ZSH?
Me: uhmm something like that but different
PC: sure