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In which I am a great big nerd [Mar. 29th, 2010|03:15 pm]
The American Caliban
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There's a billboard on my commute for a company that's hiring technical people. They're using Unix commands in the ad to attract the people they want, so the ad says:

Want to tail -f the latest thing? Then wget http://some/company/url!

Whenever I go by I think "No, I'd want to tail -F in that case, because the latest thing always ends pretty quick and the next one arrives."

[User Picture]From: darkuncle
2010-03-29 10:25 pm (UTC)
a UNIX CLI billboard?! we don't get anything as cool as that up here ... :(

(and I had actually never seen the -F option, so today is now a net win - I learned a new command-line tool option! yay!)
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2010-03-29 11:30 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: taskboy3000
2010-03-29 11:08 pm (UTC)
And that's when I rm -rf / the entire drive!
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From: ext_229682
2010-03-30 04:39 pm (UTC)
o/` That's when I reach for my revolver o/`
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[User Picture]From: slutbunwalla
2010-03-30 04:17 am (UTC)
i don't get it completely but I get the frustration.

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