fear and loathing

(Hunter S. Thompson) A state inspired by the prospect of dealing with certain real-world systems and standards that are totally brain-damaged but ubiquitous - Intel 8086s, COBOL, EBCDIC, or any IBM machine except the Rios (also known as the RS/6000).

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Last updated: 1994-12-06

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FEAfear and loathingfear-driven developmentfeasibility study

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