Programming Quotes

Correctness is clearly the prime quality. If a system does not do what it is supposed to do, then everything else about it matters little.

Backups are like zombies, everybody loves to talk and fantasize about them despite the fact that they don't fucking exist.

Fun's evanescence can be seen when an activity regarded as fun becomes goal-oriented.

<benmachine> >> is a possible source of errors when you throw away things you shouldn't
<benmachine> so... don't do that
<benmachine> only throw away things you should
<benmachine> then it's fine

It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.

<MagBo> http://f.nn.lv/n4/3i/ko/coalgebra.png
<MagBo> ^ this is koalgebra

It is always possible to aglutenate multiple separate problems into a single complex interdependent solution. In most cases this is a bad idea.