Time for a poetic lesson in persistence... Dec 9, 2017 9:52:08 GMT -7 lofwyr likes this Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by roachk71 on Dec 9, 2017 9:52:08 GMT -7 I thought this bit of doggerel deserved a place in these forums.Many thanks to the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project for dredging this obscure gem from the depths.The Last Bug"But you're out of your mind,"They said with a shrug."The customer's happy;What's one little bug?"But he was determined.The others went home.He spread out the program,Deserted, alone.The cleaning men came,The whole room was clutteredWith memory-dumps, punch cards."I'm close," he muttered.The mumbling got louder,Simple deduction,"I've got it, it's right,Just change one instruction."It still wasn't perfect,As year followed year,And strangers would comment,"Is that guy still here?"He died at the console,Of hunger and thirst.Next day he was buried,Face down, nine-edge first.And the last bug in sight,An ant passing by,Saluted his tombstone,And whispered, "Nice try."Sadly, most of today's so-called "programmers" are too lazy (or greedy; perhaps both) to correct their own mistakes, or even do the job right the first time, which is dangerous in this age.