Geek Musique logo

 
Navigation: Link to Geek Musique main pageNavigation: Link to History of Geek Musique pageNavigation: Link to song parodies page (you're here)Navigation: Link to Original Geek-Folk music pagesNavigation: Link to Geek Musique BoutiqueNavigation: Link to Links page
 


Links to Computer Filk

Lots 'o links from Maureen O'Brien of Darn Near All the Filk on the Web fame...

MaJoC: Getting your Filk

Martin J. Carter is a prolific author of computer filk and has given the topic much thought. Here's what he has to say about the origin of filk.

 

   


[return to Alt Lyrics]

Documentation
Tune: "Waltzing Matilda" (A. B. Peterson)


Once a software hacker sat down at a terminal
Logged his account on the UNIX HP
And he heard as he sat and he spawned the vi editor
"You'll write to MIL 1644 B!"

Documentation, documentation
"You'll document all your software for me"
And he heard as he sat and he spawned the vi editor
"You'll write to MIL 1644 B!"

Behind the hacker was a man from SQA
Looked at the hacker and grinned evilly
And he said as he stood and watched the hacker write his code
"You'll write to MIL 1644B!"

Documentation, documentation
"You'll document all your software for me"
And he said as he stood and watched the hacker write his code
"You'll write to MIL 1644 B!"

Up jumped the hacker; leapt into the 9-track drive
"Nary a comment shall you get from me!"
But his ghost may be heard as you log on to the System 5
"You'll write to MIL 1644B!"

Documentation, documentation
"You'll document all your software for me"
But his ghost may be heard as you log on to the System 5
"You'll write to MIL 1644 B!"

Words: David Weingart © 1988

   
Geek Musique logo
doug@geekmusique.com
© 2001-2003 D. Hamilton