The only thing that hasn't changed since I started programing in the 80s (😳) is the need for the best text editor you can find.

(I was going to add "Turing Completeness", but so much support stuff I spend time on—config files, HTML, etc—are not Turing complete. But they're still text files.)

@readsteven Say, do you know about the Turing Completeness of PowerPoint? No? Look it up and have a good laugh 😁

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@bekopharm Yup! Once you have it on a computer, it's almost impossible to make it *not* Turing Complete in some way. But if I ever try to cobble together a state machine out of JSON and Markdown, someone please stop me! I'm almost certainly very far along on a chain of bad decisions!

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