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Re: Perlis wisdom - written in the '70s

doug wrote:

> Thanks for the Perlis wisdom.  Recently I was looking for Phil Greenspun's
> laws (or whatever they are), to no avail.  Can anyone help?



    << Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming: "Any sufficiently
    complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad-hoc,
    informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of
    half of Common Lisp."

    I've seen this in .signatures on USENET postings but I
    can no longer remember where I wrote it originally >>