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From: Yavor Doganov
Subject: www/fun/jokes gnuemacs.acro.exp.html
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:24:25 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Yavor Doganov <yavor>   09/10/28 15:24:25

Modified files:
        fun/jokes      : gnuemacs.acro.exp.html 

Log message:
        Split strings with an axe for translators' sake.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/fun/jokes/gnuemacs.acro.exp.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.5&r2=1.6

Patches:
Index: gnuemacs.acro.exp.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/fun/jokes/gnuemacs.acro.exp.html,v
retrieving revision 1.5
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -b -r1.5 -r1.6
--- gnuemacs.acro.exp.html      5 Nov 2008 00:45:28 -0000       1.5
+++ gnuemacs.acro.exp.html      28 Oct 2009 15:24:20 -0000      1.6
@@ -1,202 +1,171 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
-
 <title>GNU Emacs acronym expansions</title>
-
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<h2>Some funny acronym expansions of Emacs</h2>
 
-<h2>GNU Emacs acronym expansions</h2>
-<h3>Some funny acronym expansions of Emacs</h3>
-
-<pre>
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: The Unknown User &lt;address@hidden&gt;
 Subject: EMACS -- What does it mean?
 To: address@hidden
+</pre>
 
-EMACS belongs in &lt;sys/errno.h&gt;: Editor too big!
+<p>EMACS belongs in <code>&lt;sys/errno.h&gt;</code>: Editor too
+big!</p>
 
-Escape-Meta-Alt-Control-Shift
+<p>Escape-Meta-Alt-Control-Shift</p>
+</blockquote>
 
---------
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden
 Date: 9 Sep 85 17:25:27 EDT
 Subject: EMACS -- What does it mean?
 To: address@hidden
+</pre>
 
-       EMACS may stand for "Editing MACroS," but some friends of mine
-suggested some more creative definitions. Here they are. Anyone have
-any additions?
-
---------
-
-Eight Megabytes And Constantly Swapping
-
-Even a Master of Arts Comes Simpler
-
-Emacs Manuals Are Cryptic and Surreal
-
-Energetic Merchants Always Cultivate Sales
-
-Each Manual's Audience is Completely Stupified
-
-Emacs Means A Crappy Screen 
-
-Eventually Munches All Computer Storage
-
-Even My Aunt Crashes the System
-
-Eradication of Memory Accomplished with Complete Simplicity
-
-Elsewhere Maybe Alternative Civilizations Survive
-
-Egregious Managers Actively Court Stallman
-
-Esoteric Malleability Always Considered Silly
-
-Emacs Manuals Always Cause Senility
-
-Easily Maintained with the Assistance of Chemical Solutions
-
-EMACS MACRO ACTED CREDO SODOM 
-
-Edwardian Manifestation of All Colonial Sins
-
-Generally Not Used
-
-Except by Middle Aged Computer Scientists
-
-Extended Macros Are Considered Superfluous
-
-Every Mode Accelerates Creation of Software
-
-Elsewhere Maybe All Commands are Simple 
-
-Emacs May Allow Customized Screwups
-
-Excellent Manuals Are Clearly Suppressed
-
-Emetic Macros Assault Core and Segmentation
-
-Embarrassed Manual-Writer Accused of Communist Subversion
-
-Extensibility and Modifiability Aggravate Confirmed Simpletons 
-
-Emacs May Annihilate Command Structures
-
-Easily Mangles, Aborts, Crashes and Stupifies
-
-Extraneous Macros And Commands Stink
-
-Exceptionally Mediocre Algorithm for Computer Scientists
-
-EMACS Makes no Allowances Considering its Stiff price
-
-Equine Mammals Are Considerably Smaller
-
-Embarrassingly Mundane Advertising Cuts Sales
-
-Every Moron Assumes CCA is Superior
-
-Exceptionally Mediocre Autocratic Control System
-
-EMACS May Alienate Clients and Supporters
-
-Excavating Mayan Architecture Comes Simpler
-
-Erasing Minds Allows Complete Submission
-
-Every Male Adolescent Craves Sex
-
-Elephantine Memory Absolutely Considered Sine que non
-
-Emacs Makers Are Crazy Sickos
-
-Eenie-Meenie-Miney-Mo- Macros Are Completely Slow
-
-Experience the Mildest Ad Campaign ever Seen
-
-Emacs Makefiles Annihilate C- Shells
-
-Eradication of Memory Accomplished with Complete Simplicity
-
-Emetic Macros Assault Core and Segmentation 
-
-Epileptic MLisp Aggravates Compiler Seizures
-
-Eleven thousand Monkeys Asynchronously Crank out these Slogans
+<p>EMACS may stand for &ldquo;Editing MACroS,&rdquo; but some friends
+of mine suggested some more creative definitions.  Here they
+are.  Anyone have any additions?</p>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Eight Megabytes And Constantly Swapping</li>
+<li>Even a Master of Arts Comes Simpler</li>
+<li>Emacs Manuals Are Cryptic and Surreal</li>
+<li>Energetic Merchants Always Cultivate Sales</li>
+<li>Each Manual's Audience is Completely Stupified</li>
+<li>Emacs Means A Crappy Screen</li>
+<li>Eventually Munches All Computer Storage</li>
+<li>Even My Aunt Crashes the System</li>
+<li>Eradication of Memory Accomplished with Complete Simplicity</li>
+<li>Elsewhere Maybe Alternative Civilizations Survive</li>
+<li>Egregious Managers Actively Court Stallman</li>
+<li>Esoteric Malleability Always Considered Silly</li>
+<li>Emacs Manuals Always Cause Senility</li>
+<li>Easily Maintained with the Assistance of Chemical Solutions</li>
+<li>EMACS MACRO ACTED CREDO SODOM</li>
+<li>Edwardian Manifestation of All Colonial Sins</li>
+<li>Generally Not Used</li>
+<li>Except by Middle Aged Computer Scientists</li>
+<li>Extended Macros Are Considered Superfluous</li>
+<li>Every Mode Accelerates Creation of Software</li>
+<li>Elsewhere Maybe All Commands are Simple</li>
+<li>Emacs May Allow Customized Screwups</li>
+<li>Excellent Manuals Are Clearly Suppressed</li>
+<li>Emetic Macros Assault Core and Segmentation</li>
+<li>Embarrassed Manual-Writer Accused of Communist Subversion</li>
+<li>Extensibility and Modifiability Aggravate Confirmed Simpletons</li>
+<li>Emacs May Annihilate Command Structures</li>
+<li>Easily Mangles, Aborts, Crashes and Stupifies</li>
+<li>Extraneous Macros And Commands Stink</li>
+<li>Exceptionally Mediocre Algorithm for Computer Scientists</li>
+<li>EMACS Makes no Allowances Considering its Stiff price</li>
+<li>Equine Mammals Are Considerably Smaller</li>
+<li>Embarrassingly Mundane Advertising Cuts Sales</li>
+<li>Every Moron Assumes CCA is Superior</li>
+<li>Exceptionally Mediocre Autocratic Control System</li>
+<li>EMACS May Alienate Clients and Supporters</li>
+<li>Excavating Mayan Architecture Comes Simpler</li>
+<li>Erasing Minds Allows Complete Submission</li>
+<li>Every Male Adolescent Craves Sex</li>
+<li>Elephantine Memory Absolutely Considered Sine que non</li>
+<li>Emacs Makers Are Crazy Sickos</li>
+<li>Eenie-Meenie-Miney-Mo- Macros Are Completely Slow</li>
+<li>Experience the Mildest Ad Campaign ever Seen</li>
+<li>Emacs Makefiles Annihilate C- Shells</li>
+<li>Eradication of Memory Accomplished with Complete Simplicity</li>
+<li>Emetic Macros Assault Core and Segmentation</li>
+<li>Epileptic MLisp Aggravates Compiler Seizures</li>
+<li>Eleven thousand Monkeys Asynchronously Crank out these Slogans</li>
+</ul></blockquote>
 
--------
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden (Warren Montgomery)
 Newsgroups: net.emacs
 Subject: Re: EMACS -- What does it mean?
 Date: Tue, 10-Sep-85 09:14:24 EDT
 Organization: AT&amp;T Bell Labs, Naperville, IL
 Apparently-To: address@hidden
+</pre>
+
+<p>Someone at a luncheon suggested it meant:</p>
 
-Someone at a luncheon suggested it meant:
+<div class="lyrics">
+<p>Evenings,<br />
+Mornings,<br />
+And a<br />
+Couple of<br />
+Saturdays</p>
+</div>
 
-Evenings,
-Mornings,
-And a
-Couple of
-Saturdays
+<p>(In reference to the odd hours that went into the creation of my
+implementation).</p></blockquote>
 
-(In reference to the odd hours that went into the creation of my
-implementation).
+<hr />
 
---
+<blockquote><pre>
 Warren Montgomery
 ihnss!warren
 IH ((312)-979) x2494
-
---------
-
 Date: Wed, 18 Sep 85 10:11:04 edt
 From: address@hidden (Leonard H. Tower Jr.) &lt;address@hidden&gt;
 Subject: Re: EMACS -- What does it mean?
 To: address@hidden
-
 Received: by inmet.uucp (4.12/inmet) id AA02199; Wed, 18 Sep 85 09:10:17 edt
 Date: Wed, 18 Sep 85 09:10:17 edt
-Message-Id: <address@hidden>
+Message-Id: &lt;address@hidden&gt;
 Uucp-Paths: {bellcore,ima,ihnp4}!inmet!tower
 Arpa-Path: address@hidden
 Organization:  Intermetrics, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA
 Home:  36 Porter Street, Somerville, MA  02143, USA   +1 (617) 623-7739
-/* Written  6:48 pm  Sep 14, 1985 by address@hidden in inmet:net.emacs */
-/* ---------- "Re: EMACS -- What does it mean?" ---------- */
-Pleeeeeeeze!!!  Nice try on the meaning of EMACS.  I believe the
-correct acronym is:
-
-Emacs
-Makes
-All
-Computing
-Simple
+</pre>
+
+<pre>/* Written  6:48 pm  Sep 14, 1985 by address@hidden in inmet:net.emacs 
*/</pre>
+<pre>/* ---------- "Re: EMACS -- What does it mean?" ---------- */</pre>
+
+<p>Pleeeeeeeze!!!  Nice try on the meaning of EMACS.  I believe the
+correct acronym is:</p>
+
+<div class="lyrics">
+<p>Emacs<br />
+Makes<br />
+All<br />
+Computing<br />
+Simple</p>
+</div>
 
-Thank you, and Good Night
-/* End of text from inmet:net.emacs */
+<p>Thank you, and Good Night</p>
+<pre>/* End of text from inmet:net.emacs */</pre></blockquote>
 
---------
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden (Bill.Stewart.4K435.x0705)
 Newsgroups: net.emacs
 Subject: Re: EMACS -- What does it mean?
 Date: Thu, 26-Sep-85 21:43:54 EDT
 Organization: AT&amp;T Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ
 Apparently-To: address@hidden
+</pre>
 
+<pre>
 > > very interesting, but what does GNU stand for ?
 > GNU = Gnu's Not Unix. There is also MINCE, for Mince Is Not a Complete Emacs.
 > More recursive acronyms, anyone?
-Many people have also seen FINE Is Not Emacs, but the one that has
-character is THief Isn't Even Fine.
---
-## Bill Stewart, AT&amp;T Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ 1-201-949-0705 ihnp4!ho95c!wcs
+</pre>
 
---------
+<p>Many people have also seen FINE Is Not Emacs, but the one that has
+character is THief Isn't Even Fine.</p>
 
+<p>--</p>
+<p>## Bill Stewart, AT&amp;T Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ 1-201-949-0705
+ihnp4!ho95c!wcs</p></blockquote>
+
+<hr />
+
+<blockquote><pre>
 Path: 
mit-eddie!think!harvard!bbnccv!bbncca!linus!decvax!mcnc!ncsu!uvacs!edison!ta2
 From: address@hidden (tom allebrandi)
 Newsgroups: net.emacs
@@ -204,92 +173,97 @@
 Date: Sun, 29-Sep-85 18:11:55 EDT
 Organization: General Electric's Mountain Resort
 Apparently-To: address@hidden
+</pre>
 
-> GNU = Gnu's Not Unix. There is also MINCE, for Mince Is Not a Complete Emacs.
+<pre>> GNU = Gnu's Not Unix. There is also MINCE, for Mince Is Not a Complete 
Emacs.
 >
 > More recursive acronyms, anyone?
->
-
-For the DEC-system-10/20: FINE - Fine Is Not Emacs.....
+</pre>
 
---
-...............
-tom allebrandi 2, general electric aco, charlottesville, va
-{decvax,duke}!mcnc!ncsu!uvacs!edison!ta2
-box 8106, charlottesville, va, 22906
-(804) 978-5566
-...............
+<p>For the DEC-system-10/20: FINE - Fine Is Not Emacs&hellip;</p>
 
---------
+<p>--</p>
+<p>tom allebrandi 2, general electric aco, charlottesville, va<br />
+{decvax,duke}!mcnc!ncsu!uvacs!edison!ta2<br />
+box 8106, charlottesville, va, 22906<br />
+(804) 978-5566</p></blockquote>
 
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden (Noah Friedman)
 Sender: address@hidden
 To: address@hidden, address@hidden
 Subject: etc/emacs.names
 Date: Fri, 9 Oct 92 00:54:57 edt
+</pre>
 
-The following should be added:
-
+<p>The following should be added:</p>
 
-Emacs
-Makes
-A
-Computer
-Slow
+<div class="lyrics">
+<p>Emacs<br />
+Makes<br />
+A<br />
+Computer<br />
+Slow</p>
+</div></blockquote>
 
---------
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden (Olaf Titz)
 Newsgroups: alt.religion.emacs
 Subject: Re: what emacs stands for
 Date: 12 Oct 92 19:29:32 GMT
+</pre>
 
-Emacs Masquerades As Comfortable Shell
-Ever Made A Control-key Setup?
-Emacs: My Alternative Computer Story
-Emacs Made Almost Completely Screwed
-       (by extensive use of M-x global-unset-key)
-Emacs Macht Alle Computer Schoen
-       (deutsch)  (=Emacs makes all computers beautiful)
-Each Mail A Continued Surprise
-Every Mode Acknowledges Customized Strokes
-       (keystrokes, of course :-)
-Eating Memory And Cycle-Sucking
-Everyday Material Almost Compiled Successfully
+<ul>
+<li>Emacs Masquerades As Comfortable Shell</li>
+<li>Ever Made A Control-key Setup?</li>
+<li>Emacs: My Alternative Computer Story</li>
+<li>Emacs Made Almost Completely Screwed (by extensive use of <tt>M-x
+global-unset-key</tt>)</li>
+<li>Emacs Macht Alle Computer Schoen (Deutsch: Emacs makes all
+computers beautiful)</li>
+<li>Each Mail A Continued Surprise</li>
+<li>Every Mode Acknowledges Customized Strokes (keystrokes, of course
+:-)</li>
+<li>Eating Memory And Cycle-Sucking</li>
+<li>Everyday Material Almost Compiled Successfully</li>
+</ul>
 
-now enough bashing for today :-)
+<p>now enough bashing for today :-)</p></blockquote>
 
---------
+<hr />
 
+<blockquote><pre>
 From: address@hidden
 To: address@hidden
 Subject: missing from etc/emacs.names
 Date: Thu, 20 May 93 02:21:27 edt
+</pre>
 
+<div class="lyrics">
+<p>Elvis<br />
+Masterminds<br />
+All<br />
+Computer<br />
+Software</p>
+</div>
 
-Elvis
-Masterminds
-All
-Computer
-Software
-
-Just so you boys know the score.
+<p>Just so you boys know the score.</p>
 
-Thank you very Much,
-The King
-</pre>
+<p>Thank you very Much,<br />
+The King</p></blockquote>
 
-<p>
-<a href="/fun/humor.html">Other humor</a>
-in the GNU Humor Collection.</p>
+<p><a href="/fun/humor.html">Other humor</a> in the GNU Humor
+Collection.</p>
 
-<div class="infobox">
-<h4 id="Disclaimer">Disclaimer</h4><p>The joke on this page was
-obtained from the FSF's <a href="http://lists.gnu.org/";>email
-archives</a> of the GNU Project.</p>
+<h4 id="Disclaimer">Disclaimer</h4>
+<p>The joke on this page was obtained from the
+FSF's <a href="http://lists.gnu.org/";>email archives</a> of the GNU
+Project.</p>
 <p>The Free Software Foundation claims no copyright on this joke.</p>
-</div>
 
 </div>
 
@@ -298,12 +272,11 @@
 <div id="footer">
 <p>
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-<a href="mailto:address@hidden";><em>address@hidden</em></a>.  There are
-also <a href="http://www.fsf.org/about/contact.html";>other ways to
-contact</a> the FSF.  
+<a href="mailto:address@hidden";>&lt;address@hidden&gt;</a>.  There are
+also <a href="/contact/">other ways to contact</a> the FSF.
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-Please send broken links and other corrections (or suggestions) to
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+Please send broken links and other corrections or suggestions to
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 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -316,7 +289,7 @@
 <p>
 Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2008/11/05 00:45:28 $
+$Date: 2009/10/28 15:24:20 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>
@@ -324,24 +297,25 @@
 <div id="translations">
 <h4>Translations of this page</h4>
 
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