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Re: Great Old One?

From: Bob Bobeck
Subject: Re: Great Old One?
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:20:08 -0500


On 1/7/14, Eric S. Raymond <address@hidden> wrote:
> David Kastrup <address@hidden>:
>> Emacs _is_ one of the old great ones.  You are trying to make Gandalf
>> more popular by plucking his nose hairs.
> I could not help reading that as "Emacs is one of the Great Old Ones"
> It's...all so obvious now. The keystrokes, the barbarous keystrokes!
> Ctrl-Alt-Double-Bucky-PENTAGRAM (U+26E4) - what are these but
> invocations of Emacsthulhu who lies sleeping beneath 545 Tech Square,
> until the dread day when the stars align and he rises to claim his
> dominion?
> --
>               <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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