Typesafety versus Worse is Better - was Re: Fwd: is there any word processing software for the pdp11?

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Wed Dec 3 21:43:15 CST 2014

On 2014-12-04 04:34, Toby Thain wrote:
> On 03/12/14 10:19 PM, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> On 2014-12-04 04:01, Toby Thain wrote:
>>> ...
>>> *All* programmers. "A sufficiently smart programmer" does not exist.
>> You are starting to sound like a bigot. You are not reading what I
>> wrote, but instead are just trying to preach.
> It's not bigotry to admit that 100% of us are fallible.

It is bigotry to not read what the other person wrote, and instead just 
write your own thing. And then try to pretend that you stand for reason. 
It is not reasonable to not listen as well as speak. Then it is called 

> I notice it is the more experienced programmers who are more prepared to
> make this admission.
> Why is it so ridiculous to suggest better tools? It's not even a new
> suggestion; as far as I know, people have been working on better tools
> since the invention of the computer.
> Time did NOT stop in 1973.

I see you still did not read what I wrote...


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