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Re: Great Old One?

From: Joel Mccracken
Subject: Re: Great Old One?
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 23:55:53 -0500

I *was* wondering about that Emacs user group at Miskatonic University…


On Jan 7, 2014, at 9:19 PM, Jay Belanger <address@hidden> wrote:

>>> 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?
> Now that it's been pointed out, we should just rename Emacs as CTHULHU:
> CTHULHU's Top Hacks Using Lisp, Horrifying Users
> For CTHULHU 25, M-x doctor should be replaced by M-x cthulhu, which no
> one should ever call.

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