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(ar0n: see jargon-file) RE (2): On identifying cargo cult items...

by ar0n (Priest)
on Oct 25, 2000 at 16:30 UTC ( [id://38343] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE: On identifying cargo cult items...
in thread Regarding style

See the definiton of Cargo Cult Programming in the Jargon File.

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RE: (ar0n: see jargon-file) RE (2): On identifying cargo cult items...
by footpad (Abbot) on Oct 25, 2000 at 17:51 UTC
    ar0n,

    For what it's worth, the Jargon file is located on a server that cannot be accessed from behind the firewall at my day job. The hosting site is classified as a "Hacking" site and the company believes its associates should not be viewing information in that category.

    Mind you, I'm not saying that it's right, fair, or even reasonable. But, the decision can be defended from their point of view.

    The point being that, if we want to make the information available to PM'ers, perhaps it might be worth mirroring in the Library.

    -- f

      try this one.

      i'm appalled that the censorware package your employer uses is blocking www.science.uva.nl. EVIL HACKERS THE DUTCH! some student's home page must have had CPHACK on it, or something.

        Sorry...this one's blocked, too... :-(