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Less reading, more coding

2003-03-07 01:21:38.447165+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Dave had a link to an InfoWorld article quoting Don Box, who's an architect on Microsoft's .NET team:

"Specs are like bodily orifices: Everybody has them and they all have certain unique characteristics. But just writing a spec means nothing. If you write a spec that no one implements, did it ever really specify anything?"

Which is a sentiment I totally endorse. But the article finished with:

On Monday, to show that solidarity exists at least among developers, he coaxed an IBM software engineer on stage and made him pose for a picture while he kissed him on the cheek.

Anyone remember The Godfather[Wiki]?

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