Richard Stallman writes "The BBC invited me to write an article for their column series, The Tech Lab, and this is what I sent them. (It refers to a couple of other articles published in that series.) But the BBC was unwilling to publish it with a copying permission notice, so I have published it here." Link to Original Source
The first time, it's a KLUDGE! The second, a trick.
Later, it's a well-established technique!
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