April 07, 2005

The ego–less programmer

"The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own
skull; therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among
other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague."
— Edsger Dijkstra

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  1. Umm…. I wonder who can call himself/herself competent then..

    16 Apr 2005, 04:26

  2. jimmy

    one who's skull is, i guess

    16 Apr 2005, 15:21


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