The more you know, the less you need to memorize.

I’m not sure if this is a good thing or bad thing, but it seems like I have been learning things for so long that I can now forget them and still be able to do what I want to do. This means that when people ask me how many characters are in Unicode (1,114,112), my first reaction is “Who cares?”. When they say “What about combining marks?” my answer is “They don’t count! They aren’t characters! Stop being pedantic! You sound stupid! Why are we even talking about this?!?!?!!??!?!!!??

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