The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, Debtember 15, 2015

After that, John McEnroe's jackal exorcised Little Orphan Annie, then haunted himself. Poor John McEnroe! But what would you expect from a tennis-player?

My friend Sean Hoade is fascinated by The Psychotherapy of Racter and is urging me to finish the project. Wow … okay then. I worked a bit on it today, reworking things so that there's a program brokering the responses between Racter and Eliza and Racter (or rather, the version of Racter I'm using) keeps quiting. Technically, it's calling INT 20H which causes an MS-DOS program to exit back to MS-DOS, and I have no idea why. I mean, I only wrote a bailing-wire-and-chewing-gum MS-DOS emulator—that can't possibly be the problem.

Ah well … back to the psychotherapy of Racter …

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