Computers and heat density
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sun Aug 13 21:23:09 CDT 2006
On 8/14/06, Don <THX1138 at dakotacom.net> wrote:
> I suspect the code was never "engineered", either.
> Just slapped together until it worked and then kept
> that way as a "fait accompli".
I've referred to that as the "code until it stops failing" technique -
i.e., it may not really work (or do what you think), but it's "done"
when you stop getting compiler errors or _obviously_ erroneous
results. I've seen a lot of that in the academic environment.
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