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“Gruber or His Not Evil Twin?”

From: Seth Dillingham In Response To: Top of Thread.  
Date Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2007 12:33:08 AM Replies: 0
   
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At dinner tonight (hamburgers at the Red Robin), I explained the nightmare that I suffered implementing Markdown support for BBEdit. I told my funny-to-me-at-least story about wanting to snail-mail Guido's beautiful Python language spec to John Gruber with instructions to cook and eat (and how I thought it couldn't hurt the language-design process).

Imagine my surprise, then, when Mr. Gruber sat down in the row ahead of us, just thirty minutes later, for the evening's keynote presentations! (Mac-heads, most of you may better know John Gruber as daringfireball.net)

No, it wasn't the real John Gruber, but he looked so much like him that he had me fooled for a few seconds. (One might say that he had Grubered John's look and feel, if one knew exactly what it means "to Gruber" something.)   :-D

Not John GruberPlease compare this picture of Gruber's non-evil twin with this one of the original. Freaky, no?


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