Merry Christmas to all Clovertechers!!!

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    Tom Rioux

    Twas the night before Christmas, and I’m on Clovertech

    Looking for a solution, for my interface’s a wreck.

    My problem was posted, in the forum with care

    In hopes that Jim Kosloskey soon would be there.

    My Tcl procs not working, my xlate is dead

    While visions of iterations dance in my head.

    The testing tool is open, the NetConfig is too,

    While the NetMonitor awaits, for something to do.

    When out on the testing tool, there arose such a clatter,

    I clicked on “run command”, to see what was the matter.

    As I looked at the window,  I knew a flash,

    That my tps is broken and needs to be trashed.

    So I opened a tps GUI, white as the new-fallen snow

    With the run mode, and time mode and shutdown below.

    When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,

    But an email from Clovertech, that a solution was near

    Then I logged in to Clovertech, so lively and quick,

    I knew in a moment, I’d soon learn the trick.

    More rapid than eagles, the replies they came,

    As I read, and I read, each Clovertechers name

    “Now Jim! now, Max! now, Charlie and Cobane!

    on, Ariba! on, Femina ! , on Abbott and Dean!

    So many replies posted on this forums wall

    I don’t think it possible, to ever read them all!”

    I understood as I read, each and every reply

    When met with an obstacle, you Clovertechers fly.

    So through each suggestion, I hurriedly flew,

    With the head full of ideas, of just what to do.

    I’ll use Max’s regsub, no, Charlie’s string map

    Or read some ODBC calls, if I wanted to nap.

    I’ll use “-inline” with lsearch,  to turn the script around,

    Then place a filter in the NetConfig’s tps inbound.

    I spoke not a word, but went straight to my work,

    And filled in the IP and ports, then turned with a jerk.

    Now hoping my interfaces were no longer hosed,

    I clicked on “Control, Startup”, up the interfaces rose!

    After some integration testing, this will be given the nod

    And we will promote this interface, from test onto prod.

    But for now I’ll go home, and as I turn off the light

    “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!”

    Wishing you all the happiest of holidays!

    Tom Rioux

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    • #70317
      Sam Craig

      I think you missed your calling as a writer!!  😀

      Thanks, that was great…..

      Hope all have a safe and good Holiday……

    • #70318
      Jim Kosloskey


      Very entertaining – now get that latest integration finished!!  😀

      I am practicing to be a director  🙄


    • #70319
      James Cobane

      This is a hoot!

      “Happy Holidays” to all, and best wishes for the new year!

      Jim Cobane

      Henry Ford Health

    • #70320
      Paul Johnston

      Well done!!  Tom.

      You have really capture the spirit of Clovertechers and the forum.  😀

      Season Greetings to All.

      Best Wishes in 2010

    • #70321
      Mark McDaid

      That’s some very skilled writing.  Watch out, now they’re going to ask you to present at the next user’s conference.   😀

    • #70322
      Bob Schmid

      Merry Christmas everyone!

    • #70323
      Bob Schmid

      Robert Schmid wrote:

      Merry Christmas everyone!


    • #70324
      Jerry Tilsley

      Very nice, good way to start the holiday season!

    • #70325
      mike brown

      NICE, Have a Merry Christmas

    • #70326
      Robert Kersemakers

      Hope everyone on here had a great holiday season and I want to wish everybody a great 2010!

      And well done Thomas!

      Zuyderland Medisch Centrum; Heerlen/Sittard; The Netherlands

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