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From "Yeliz Eseryel" <yeliz2...@alum.syracuse.edu>
Subject Re: [OT] Some directory birthdays tomorrow!!!
Date Mon, 31 Dec 2007 18:26:39 GMT
Well, I saw that on Plaxo as well.. in addition to Chris's birthday on
the third..
I was going to ask you (Emmanuel)  about that.. I thought what are the
odds that Emmanuel is born on new year's day... Oh well...

On Dec 31, 2007 11:47 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ahem...
>
> Seems that Alex is having problem with Plaxo ! Not only he flooded the
> whole planet with mails 2 months ago, he also trusts blindly the info
> Plaxo is sending everyone about birthday anniversary... :)
>
> My parent weren't dumb enough to sabotage their new year day party
> having a baby born on this very special day ! They were two busy being
> totally blasted to think about that !
>
> When you register on this stupid tool, you are supposed to be born on
> January, 1st. What is damn _wrong_ is that I never ever asked this spam
> system to send me emails about who is born when, or who had his first
> date when, or whatsoever ...
>
> Anyways :) Thanks for that Alex, you were only wrong by 24 days, as I
> celebrated my 43 years birthday on december, 8th. (I welcome any late
> bottle of alcohol anyone on the list want to send me for this occasion !
> Keep in mind that 43 is not only the sign of a elderly coder, but also a
> prime number I will now use to write more efficient HashCode() methods.)
>
> And, yes, C was a good language. Being a veteran, I also did some
> assembly (Z80, 6502, 6809, Z8000, 8086, 68000), and I programmed in many
> flavors of basic (from crappy to space-cake Basic), Algol, Pascal,
> Forth, Smalltalk, Fortran, (Lisp (commonLisp leLisp MetaVLisp )),
> Jython, Perl, C++, sh, C# (yes, sorry for that ...) and a few other
> cryptic languages I wrote myself.
>
> 43 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/43_%28number%29) years old is also a
> step beyond The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe,
> and Everything
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Answer_to_Life%2C_the_Universe%2C_and_Everything>
> : 42.
>
> Happy new year !
>
>
> Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > Tomorrow is not only the first day of the new year but this plaxo
> > thingy tells me it's Emmanuel's and Alan's Birthday as well. You guys
> > are in phase.  It must be nice to have the whole world throwing a
> > party on your birthday.
> >
> > How old are you guys now anyways? 53, 57? You guys are so old, I found
> > a remake of a popular oldie with lyrics you can understand :-D this
> > time around:
> >
> > ===========================
> >
> > When I find my code in tons of trouble,
> > Friends and colleagues come to me,
> > Speaking words of wisdom:
> > "Write in C."
> >
> > As the deadline fast approaches,
> > And bugs are all that I can see,
> > Somewhere, someone whispers:
> > "Write in C."
> >
> > Write in C, Write in C,
> > Write in C, oh, Write in C.
> > BASIC's dead and buried,
> > Write in C.
> >
> > I used to write a lot of FORTRAN,
> > For science it worked flawlessly.
> > Try using it for graphics!
> > Write in C.
> >
> > If you've just spent nearly 30 hours,
> > Debugging some assembly,
> > Soon you will be glad to
> > Write in C.
> >
> > Write in C, Write in C,
> > Write in C, yeah, Write in C.
> > LOGO's not the answer.
> > Write in C.
> >
> > Write in C, Write in C,
> > Write in C, oh, Write in C.
> > Pascal won't quite cut it.
> > Write in C.
> >
> > ===========================
> >
> > Anyone want to show their age and guess what song and band this is from?
> >
> > :-D Seriously, have a good time!!!
> >
> > Happy Birthday and New Year,
> > Alex
> >
>
>
> --
> --
> cordialement, regards,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
> directory.apache.org
>
>
>



-- 
Yeliz Eseryel
Ph.D Student in Information Science & Technology
Syracuse University School of Information Studies
http://enterprisesystems.blogspot.com

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