While debugging an errant process in the College's execrable system this afternoon, I found this passage in a technical support bulletin from the manufacturer:
"After step 1 is complete; which the system will not allow you to
accomplish completely; all the TBRAPPL transactions should have a
reapply indicator of Y. We know this will not be the case in your
It's a fricken' Zen koan: the true completeness is that which is incomplete; that which should be is that which will not be.
- Murray on 20080328.Friday:
LOL - unfortunately, though, it's seldom clear anymore whether comments like that are Zen, an ESL student writing tech manuals, or part of Bill Gates' master plan to make us all crazy.
- Dave on 20080328.Friday:
Judging by the rest of the support documents, I'm leaning toward a non-English robot's output fed through Google Translate. It is fun to pronounce the 7-letter system identifiers though. I call that one "tuh-BRAP-el". There's also "TIG-ger-feed" and "SPRAY-den", to name just a couple.
- Dar on 20080330.Sunday:
I think you may have invented a new form of poetry for the modern age...
- Dave on 20080330.Sunday:
I think the Taiwanese stereo assembly instructions writers can take credit for that art form.