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Leave only bits. Take only bits. Patterns? Ponder this.
It’s hard to talk about big game without talking about how important it is to preserve it. So it is too with our platonic victories over entropy. Just as the loss of a species, or of a piece of the genome, sacrifices such a hard won victory, so too would the loss of victories such as these.
This isn’t one of the clean room convergent versions, this is the real thing. ST has evolved independently a number of times. Can we track the versions? 432? Rosetta, Digitalk, Agents, GNU, OTI… 72/74/76…
It’s alive. It has a spirit. It intelligent. You can feel its been tended well. It’s like a formal garden, since it is a designed place…
We must know where this came from. Our heritage. Object, MVC, BitBlt, the Mac, the sense of history here is awe inspiring. Interviews, Java, C++, they all were influenced by these bits OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN!