[REBOL] Re: Not-too-smart Table Parser (was: how to handle tables?)
From: joel:neely:fedex at: 23-Sep-2001 22:58
> [meekerdb--rain--org] writes
> > There are two ways to write error-free programs.
> > Only the third one works.
> Your sig reminded me of a quote from Tony Hoare (The devisor of the language
> "One way (of designing software) is to make it so simple that there are
> obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that
> there are no obvious deficiencies."
Which, in turn, reminds me of one of my favorite quotations from Larry
The fact that something is obviously happening,
doesn't mean that something obvious is happening.
> The original article is freely available on the web at
> I'm sure you'll agree that it's a valuable contribution to the language
> design debate.
Thanks for the trip down memory lane! I remember the original article,
but had forgotten how ingeneous it was.
; Joel Neely [joel--neely--fedex--com] 901-263-4460 38017/HKA/9677
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