Re: Tom Ballard, MSFT shill (was Re: Debian Server Compromise -- A Fire Drill ??)
On Sun, 07 Dec 2003 23:25:33 -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> There are bugs in the kernel code. Estimates of such bug counts can
> be made. And again I pointed out several texts, most from the
> bibliography of _Code Complete_, which point out the statistical
> basis on which an increasing or decreasing bug count can provide
> some level of assurance, of how many such bugs there are.
Just a small diversion to lighten this up a bit:
- Any program can be shortened by one line of code
- Any program contains at least one undiscovered bug
Therefore, any program can be reduced to one line of code which doesn't
I have often found this of comfort in a long programming career.
"Don't be so humble. You're not that great."