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Mediocrity (was: Industry versus academia)

On Tuesday 25 February 2003 05:09, Eli Collins wrote:
> Just out of
> curiosity, do most people on this list accept as fact that most
> programmers have to be mediocre?

Aren't most of everything mediocre?
Of course, everyone wants/claims to be better than the average and as a 
result "mediocre" has become a negative term.


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