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Google Code Search Reveals Dark Corners 297 writes, "The new Google Code Search isn't just for hackers sniffing for passwords. Jason Kottke and friends have discovered the new feature reveals all sorts of dark corners hidden in our code. And you thought nobody ever read your comments!" From the article: "Code search is a great resource for web developers and programmers, but like the making available of all previously unsearched bodies of information, it's given lots of flashlights to people interested in exploring dark corners."
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Google Code Search Reveals Dark Corners

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  • by XNormal ( 8617 ) on Wednesday October 11, 2006 @02:19AM (#16389503) Homepage
    "python sucks": Results 1 - 10 of about 20. (0.02 seconds)

    "perl sucks": Results 1 - 10 of about 32,900. (0.01 seconds)
  • by 4D6963 ( 933028 ) on Wednesday October 11, 2006 @03:48AM (#16389963)

    You incult clod, if the GP said it it was because the GGP's sig is a reference to a painting of an apple that says "Ceci n'est pas une pomme" ("This is not an apple") because it's not an apple but really a painting. The GP was pointing that the GGP's sig was actually a signature although it claimed not to be one, and thus that it didn't fit the spirit of the painting it was refering to, and that it would have been more like the spirit of it if instead of having it to be an actual sig, it was something he pasted at the end of every of his posts to make it look like a sig. It would look like a sig, but it wouldn't be one.

... when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor. -- Fred Brooks