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Re: Seven habits of highly careful coders

by adrianh (Chancellor)
on Sep 13, 2003 at 23:23 UTC ( #291313=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Seven habits of highly careful coders

Did I read what is on the screen

After some particularly egregious mistake I made about ten years ago I added the following to the end of my .login script:

echo "REMEMBER: place brain between eyes and fingers before beginning +to type..."

It's advice I still need to read on a daily basis :-)

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[stonecolddevin]: o/ planetscape
[Sinistral]: I think that just the sight of his username now causes a downvote storm. I agree, and the gratuitous use of formatting does make reading hard. I've given him +1 on things where there seemed to be actual good advice, but I think the big
[Sinistral]: nail in coffin was the rant against a Schwarzian Transform
[stonecolddevin]: at best, from what i've seen, his knowledge is accurate up to maybe 2002. the sheer volume of words is mostly worthy of a downvote in most cases though i think
[erix]: ITYM Schwartzian Transform :P
[erix]: hey planetscape :)
[planetscape]: howdy stonecolddevin, erix
[Sinistral]: eric Aye. I thought I typed that wrong. All hail Randall! I listen to him on FLOSS Weekly
[Discipulus]: i think his vacuus, trombon like, absence of meaning, joined with a ostentatious style, after many years irritates the most
[erix]: easy to get wrong -- I guess that was sund's point, too :P

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