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I would like to thank Jan E., Dave S., Rich G., Rich E., for their help in characterizing the Real Programmer, Kathy B. for putting up with it, and atd!avsdS:mark for the original inspiration.

[DEC hacker note: this came from a paper that surfaced in Bedford, unsigned. The author apparently is a Unix hacker (note the node name), Does anyone know where this came from?]


[1] Feirstein, B., "Real Men don't Eat Quiche", New York, Pocket Books, 1982.

[2] Wirth, N., "Algorithms + Data Structures Programs", Prentice Hall, 1976.

[3] Ilson, R., "Recent Research in Text Processing". IEEE Trans. Prof. Commun., Vol. PC-23, No. 4, Dec. -, 1980.

[4] Finseth, C., "Theory and Practice of Text Editors- or - a Cookbook for an EMACS", B, 5, Thesis, MIT/LCS/PM-165, Massachusetts Institute or Technology, May 1980.

[5] Weinberg, G., "The Psychology of Computer Programming", New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971, p. 110.

[6] Dijkstra, E., "On the GREEN language submitted to the DoD", Sigplan notices Vol. 3 No. 10, Oct 1978.

[7] Rose, Frank, "Joy of Hacking", Science 82, Vol. 3 No. 9, Nov 82, pp. 58-66,

[8] "The Hacker Papers", Psychology Today, August 1980.

[9] sdcarl!lin, "Real Programmers", UUCP''net, Thu Oct 21 16:55:16 1982

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