On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 19:45 +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote: > I'll bite :-). My somewhat unorthodox list: > > gcc of course. Plus: vim - because my 20-something year unix veteran fingers already know the key strokes > Valgrind How did we ever live without it? wget / curl - because some web sites make it far too hard to download via a browser The Gimp - because I can (and do) add my own plugins timex - I have yet to find a better minute minder (after I hacked it slightly). Some have more features, but I haven't found a *significant* improvement. Aegis - everyone should be useing a VC/SCM for all programming tasks: pick one, there are now over a dozen F/OSS possibilities > C offers you enough rope to hang yourself. > C++ offers a fully equipped firing squad, a last cigarette and > a blindfold. and better type safety that sh, tcl, php and a shit load of other "advanced" make-the- type-up- at-run-time you-can-only-find- bugs-by- customers-using- it-for- real-and- suing-you (that some simple compile time static analysis would have found) scripting languages. (Don't you just love Erik's language trolls?) -- Regards Peter Miller <millerp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> /\/\* http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~millerp/ PGP public key ID: 1024D/D0EDB64D fingerprint = AD0A C5DF C426 4F03 5D53 2BDB 18D8 A4E2 D0ED B64D See http://www.keyserver.net or any PGP keyserver for public key.
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