Friday Quote – Programmers

Weinberg’s Second Law: If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.

More insight next week,
Andrew

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I work in the high tech world doing software release engineering Then I got prostate cancer Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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17 Responses to Friday Quote – Programmers

  1. Perhaps I need to know more about programming to get this one 😀

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  2. Debra says:

    That Weinberg offers some serious wisdom!

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  3. inesephoto says:

    And he wouldn’t even get a headache 😉

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  4. What was Weinberg;s first law?

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  5. dorannrule says:

    I love you original quotes. You need to gather them into a book! And I will buy it. 🙂

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  6. Good one. More so because it’s true!

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  7. Having spent my entire career in IT and marrying someone who was a programmer when we first got married, this is on the mark! Another part is “We never have time to do it right but we always have time to do it twice.”

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