Me: O Deep MATE, great computer -- can you copy these 50 GB or so of files from one drive to another?
Deep MATE: YES. I CAN.
Me: [small sigh of relief]
Deep MATE: BUT I'LL HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT.
Me: How long will it take?
Deep MATE: IT WILL TAKE SEVEN AND A HALF MILLION YEARS
Me: Seven and a half million years? Just to copy a few gigabytes???
Deep MATE: ...TO FIGURE OUT HOW MANY FILES THERE ARE BEFORE I START COPYING
Deep MATE: Oh wait, here, I can start copying now. IT WILL TAKE... FIFTY AND A HALF MINUTES!!!
Me: [quietly vows to go straight to Caja's source code with a very large
axe compiler and give it a reprogramming it'll never forget... when I can get around to it... probably in about seven and a half million years]
@woozle I suspect if you look behind the curtain, Caja is actually a sloth. The kind with three toes. Which makes counting your files difficult.
"One ... two ... three ... uh ... oh ... hmm..."
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