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Re: I want more monkquips

by girarde (Hermit)
on Oct 07, 2009 at 22:26 UTC ( #799829=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I want more monkquips

In theory, theory and practice are the same.

Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler.

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Re^2: I want more monkquips
by merlyn (Sage) on Oct 08, 2009 at 00:24 UTC
    In theory, theory and practice are the same.
    The version I heard is:
    The difference between theory and practice, in theory, is less than the difference between theory and practice, in practice.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

    The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

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