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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Thursday October 07, 2004
09:54 PM

Always at war with Eastasia

[ #21245 ]
Dear Log,

«Mr Chirac says talk of independence in Taiwan is "irresponsible". And he is pushing for the EU's post-Tiananmen embargo on arms sales to be lifted. That raises the extraordinary prospect of the US arming Taiwan while the EU arms China.»

--"Will Taiwan be a pawn for the superpowers?"

Hey heeey, why all the fightin'? Why can't everybody sell death-rays to both histrionic lunatic governments? Maybe give everyone some good homestyle bioweapons too. And why keep North Korea out of the fun too?

Next step: profit! Or a billion dead in East Asia, whichever. (Note to self: be careful with ententes cordiales. Sometimes those don't work out so well.)

In other news: I'm trying to work myself out of the mire that is the current version of the XML::RSS::Timing* modules. I keep vacillating between Scylla ("I'm better off just throw out all the old code and start over") and Charybdis ("I think I can just change one line in the old code and it'll do what I need"). I'm trying to work instead on tests for what I want, before I do anything implementationally.

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