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Questions which seemingly cannot be raised without touching
off holy wars, such as "What is the best operating system
(or editor, language, architecture, shell, mail reader, news
reader)?", "What about that Heinlein guy, eh?", "What should
we add to the new Jargon File?" See holy wars; see also
This term is a prime example of ha ha only serious. People
actually develop the most amazing and religiously intense
attachments to their tools, even when the tools are
intangible. The most constructive thing one can do when one
stumbles into the crossfire is mumble Get a life! and leave
- unless, of course, one's *own* unassailably rational and
obviously correct choices are being slammed.