The software Enfgineer|
Posted by Tommy on January 14, 1998 at 19:09:29:
>> >>> There was a software engineer, who used to develop programs on
>> >> Pentium machine,sitting under a tree on the banks of a river. He
>> >>used to earn his bread by selling those programs in the Sunday
>> >>> One day, while he was working, his machine tumbled off the table
>> >> fell in the river. Encouraged by his childhood story of the
>> >>lumberjack and axe, he started praying for the river Goddess. River
>> >>Goddess wanted to test him and so appeared only after one month of
>> >>rigorous prayers.
>> >>> The engineer told her that he lost his computer in the river. As
>> >>usual, the Goddess wanted to test his honesty.
>> >>> She picked up a match box and asked "Is this your computer ?".
>> >>Disappointed by the Goddess' lack of computer awareness, "No"
>> >>the SWE. Then she picked up a pocket sized calculator and asked if
>> >>that was it. Annoyed by this, the SWE said "No, not at all" and also
>> >>thought of educating the Goddess about computers. Then she picked up
>> >>his Pentium and asked if it was his. The SWE, left with no option,
>> >>sighed and said "Yes |" and took his machine. Th Goddess was happy
>> >>his honesty and was about to give the previous objects also to him.
>> >>> But even before she could make the offer, the SWE asked the
>> >>"Don't you know that you should show me some better computers,
>> >>bringing up my own ?"
>> >>> Goddess, apparantly angered at this, replied, "I know that, you
>> >>stupid donkey| The first two things I showed you were Millennium and
>> >>Trillennium, the latest computers from IBM" and disappeared. The
>> >>Pentium followed her.
>> >>> MORAL: IF YOU DON'T KNOW MUCH, BETTER KEEP QUIET.
>> >>> CONCLUSION: HARDWARE DEVELOPS FASTER THAN A SOFTWARE ENGINEER.