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Quote of the day

From the mod_ssl configure script: Programming in Bourne-Shell is a higher form of masochism. No known attribution. This still doesn’t explain why I enjoy shell scripting so much. 🙂

A Thing of Beauty

There’s an interesting article, A thing of beauty in the latest New Scientist. It has deep resonance with me as a programmer. It reminds me of a quote I once read. Code should be written for humans to read, and only incidentally for computers to execute. —Introduction to SICP Sorry, I forget the attribution. Knuth […]