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blog:2013-11-09:broken_as_designed_is_bad [2013-11-09 Sat 14:12]
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 Imagine my disappointment! ​ I felt like I'd uniquely invented an acronym, though, if only for a brief while. ​ Ay, asi es la vida. :( Imagine my disappointment! ​ I felt like I'd uniquely invented an acronym, though, if only for a brief while. ​ Ay, asi es la vida. :(
  
-**UPDATE:** Curious about whether or not I might have subconsiously picked up the **//broken as designed//​** phrase from the Jargon File, I found an [[http://​jargon-file.org/​archive/​|archive]] of historical versions ​of the **//Jargon File//**.  I started using computers back in 1987, and the first version to list the phrase is version 2.4.3, dated 24 January 1991.  The 2.4.2 version is missing from the archive, so I can't check its date.  ​But the 2.4.1 version is dated 14 January 1991.  So it is entirely possible that I came up with the phrase on my own, especially given that I wasn't even aware of the BAD(tm) acronym until today. ​ Fascinating!+**UPDATE:** Curious about whether or not I might have subconsiously picked up the **//broken as designed//​** phrase from the **//Jargon File//**, I found an [[http://​jargon-file.org/​archive/​|archive]] of historical versions. ​ I started using computers back in 1987, and the first version to list the phrase is version 2.4.3, dated 24 January 1991.  The 2.4.2 version is missing from the archive, so I can't check its date.  ​However, ​the 2.4.1 version is dated 14 January 1991.  So it is entirely possible that I came up with the phrase on my own, especially given that I wasn't even aware of the BAD(tm) acronym until today. ​ Fascinating!
  
  

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