[linux-elitists] Re: Yet another mozilla atrocity
Karsten M. Self
Thu Oct 9 17:39:43 PDT 2003
on Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 10:16:56AM -0400, Justin F. Knotzke (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> <quote who=Karsten M. Self date=[031009 06:47]/>
> > > One of several smart things Havoc said is
> > >
> > > If you don't know how to code, then you don't know how to design the
> > > software either. Period. You can only cause trouble.
> > > -- Havoc Pennington, http://ometer.com/hacking.html
> > Bogus. Adequately discussed elsewhere.
> I'm not entirely sure it's that Bogus.
Starting "I've worked on both sides of this divide".
The discriminator isn't ability or inability to code. It's ability or
inability to contribute.
> Design is by its nature, abstract. For the most part design is very
> difficult to test without actually implementing it.
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
- Donald Knuth
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
"Yes," said Marvin. "Why stop now just when I'm hating it?"
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