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Re: Who said that?

If you just implement/program it, then not necessarily.  But if
you learn it, write about it, teach about it, AND program it,
then...  :-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anton van Straaten" <anton@appsolutions.com>
To: "Trevis Rothwell" <tjr@acm.org>; "Aaron Leung"
<akhleung@earthlink.net>; <ll1-discuss@ai.mit.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 10:40 AM
Subject: RE: Who said that?

> "You think you know when you learn, are more sure when you can
> write, even more when you can teach, but certain when you can
> program."

In direct contrast to the claims in these quotes, I noticed this
quote at
the end of Part I of Pierce's "Types and Programming Languages":

"Just because you've implemented something doesn't mean you
understand it"
   -- Brian Cantwell Smith