A Brilliant Waste of Time


A colleague is internationalizing error messages for a login form. He can tell you that your password is wrong in 12 different languages, even though the users of the application all speak English.

“This is a brilliant waste of time,” he chortles.

“It sure is . . . if by ‘brilliant waste of time,’ you mean ‘waste of time.'”

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    30 May 2008 at 5:04 am

    A peasant will not cross himself before it begins to thunder,

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