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Software Developers are like Drug Dealers

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Drug dealers

Software developers

  • Refer to their clients as "users".
  • Refer to their clients as "users".
  • "The first one's free!"
  • "Download a free trial version..."
  • Have important South-East Asian connections (to help move the stuff).
  • Have important South-East Asian connections (to help debug the code).
  • Strange jargon: "Stick," "Rock," "Dime bag," "E".
  • Strange jargon: "SCSI," "RTFM," "Java," "ISDN".
  • Realize that there's tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market.
  • Realize that there's tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market.
  • Job is assisted by the industry's producing newer, more potent mixes.
  • Job is assisted by industry's producing newer, faster machines.
  • Often seen in the company of pimps and hustlers.
  • Often seen in the company of marketing people and venture capitalists.
  • Their product causes unhealthy addictions.
  • DOOM. Quake. SimCity. Duke Nukem. 'nuff said.
  • Do your job well, and you can sleep with sexy movie stars who depend on you.
  • Do your job well and you'll have time left over to downlaod some .mpg, .avi, .mov, .jgp, .gif.
  • Customers in trouble are given no assistance.
  • Customers in trouble are told to call tech support.
  • No Refunds! No Returns!
  • No Refunds! No Returns!

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Links: Imprint, Humor on the Internet, my homepage.


Thomas Bätzler, Thomas@Baetzler.de
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