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Quotes

Other people sayings that I could want reading again, because they express an awesome natural language ingenuity.

Profpatsch:

You have the lawful good approach, which is something like quickcheck, and the chaotic good approach, which is something like AFL. The lawful evil approach is a chaos monkey, and the chaotic evil approach is “just throw your shit on the internet and see what DDoSers come up with“

skarnet:

When I was born, the fairy who blesses (?) people with an undying attraction for discussion of documentation formats had severe diarrhea so she didn't attend my birth, for which I am grateful to her because fae diarrhea is something else.

dmbaturin:

When brain implants become feasible, I’ll make a module that prevents me from writing until I’m fully awake.

newmanbe:

Have you suggested turning the computer off? Usually the advice for computer problems is to turn it off and then on again, so this might through them off a bit.

Roy Fielding:

Some architectural styles are often portrayed as “silver bullet” solutions for all forms of software. However, a good designer should select a style that matches the needs of a particular problem being solved.

Roy Fielding:

REST is designed to be efficient for large-grain hypermedia data transfer, optimizing for the common case of the Web, but resulting in an interface that is not optimal for other forms of architectural interaction.

Ori_B:

we don't happen to have any utils for that, do we? wait. we have.

skarnet:

building pyramids is easy too if you just delegate the work to your army of slaves