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Re: Timeless Classics of Software Engineering

From: _ <no.spam.now_at_aol.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 14:19:24 -0800
Message-ID: <opscz2ymuqs2eu50@datamave-icwjaz>


They can't or won't because they develope into egotistical know-it-alls that will devalue anyone that is lower than themselves. The machine is just a machine, the langauge is a language to solve problems in.

--chris
reply: gryphonphyre_at_gamebox.net

On 11 Aug 2004 15:47:51 -0700, Jeffrey Dutky <dutky_at_bellatlantic.net> wrote:
> Many, if not most, hackers started out as regular users and should be
> able to recall what it felt like to deal with the recalcitrant
> machine: I can certainly recall the feeling of helplessness I
> experienced for the first few years I used unix, and I try to channel
> that feeling into my programs and documentation.
Received on Thu Aug 19 2004 - 17:19:24 CDT

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