Another blast from the past: RUBE

Thursday, February 04, 2010

In a move likely to set a dangerous precedent for retrotechnology maintenance, Cat's Eye Technologies today released a new version of the RUBE programming language, the first such update in over twelve years. "Actually 1.3 is exactly the same language as 1.02, but I couldn't stand that meaningless zero anymore," Chris Pressey, a spokesman for the company, stated at a fictional news conference. "At least I finally got around to getting the implementation to compile under something besides Borland C++."

None of Mr. Pressey's livestock were available for comment.

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