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There are 4 or 5 people in front of our office surrounding a plastic bag full of clothing, yelling about what specific items they need while they grab them and put them on, in addition to yelling about what items they already have. It’s entirely normal for there to be people yelling in front of our office (and I assume it’s normal for this to occur everywhere, right?), but what’s unusual is that they’re changing clothes while yelling.
Congressman Barney Frank introduces legislation to remove federal penalties on personal marijuana use. Sweet. I’ve emailed my representative (Congressman Jim McDermott), and you should email yours. Unless you’re for federal penalties, of course.
Text you place in code that you know you’ll search for later. One common example is “XXX“. If I have to write a quick-n-dirty hack to get around a problem, I’ll usually put an XXX comment near it. When I’m done writing the code, I’ll recursively grep for XXX to see if there’s anything I can clean up prior to release. Other examples include “TODO” (as mentioned at the above link) and a person’s login or nickname (“dpk”).