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Re: Perlis wisdom - written in the '70s

"McLagan, Doug" <mclagand@citi.com> writes:

> 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." -- Philip Greenspun

To my knowledge, the other nine rules are either lost in antiquity or
have been suppressed by the Illuminati.