怀旧·老残·历史

「年轻一代的历史感根本薄弱,惯性把『怀旧』归纳入『老残』的一栏,管它哪一个年代,过去了就是过去了。」(迈克,一九九三)

甲:This, for old time’s sake?

乙:A concept called history, do you not have that? ‘For old time’s sake’ seems to me is pure nostalgia. Nostalgia is not the spirit of history.

乙:So presenting the past without a trace of nostalgia is an interesting challenge.

甲:I would say especially hard for recent software history.