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Re: Upcoming Debian Releases

Whoever maintains the fortune package, put this in it. :-)


On Sat, 11 Jan 1997, Lars Wirzenius wrote:

> Kai Henningsen:
> > So the King James Bible is computer related? :-)
> Yes. It is a guidebook for Software Engineering. "In the
> beginning there was nothing" describes the ideal beginning of
> a project.  "On the seventh day He rested" describes the ideal
> end of the project, after a nice working week, including one
> Saturday with double pay overtime (deadline was Friday, but you
> know how computer projects are...).
> The stuff in between explains how to deal with bugs (flood the
> system, and only good stuff will remain), mere coders (crucify
> them), users (have whales swallow them), competitors (open the
> sea for them, then drown them when they're in the middle), stupid
> managers (throw them into a well), and all the nice Software
> Engineering guys (strip and put into garden with naked women).
> I don't use the book myself, because I'm more of a reckless
> hacker type of person.  We don't believe in Software Engineering. :-)
> -- 
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