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What’s wrong with software

$ apt-cache search powerful | wc -l
486

$ apt-cache search flexible | wc -l
355

$ apt-cache search loving | wc -l
3

Update:

$ apt-cache search christ on a stick | wc -l
1

WTF?!

$ apt-cache search christ on a stick
libmail-audit-perl - Perl library for creating easy mail filters

Ah…

11 Comments

  1. Meanwhile:

    $ apt-cache search christ on a stick | wc -l
    1

    WTF?!

    $ apt-cache search christ on a stick
    libmail-audit-perl - Perl library for creating easy mail filters

    Ah…

  2. Don’t encourage them (us). Someone will think of scripting apt-cache search to use /usr/share/dict/british-english and then all bets will be off.

    Noooooooo!

  3. This was one of the GREATEST posts I’ve ever seen in Planet Gnome. I simply can’t stop laughing. For that, thank you! =)

  4. You do realize that searching for “christ on a stick” the way you’ve done only checks if all the words are present somewhere in the description, right?. They don’t need to be contiguous, and they aren’t in libmail-audit-perl’s case.

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