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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:30    Post_subject: So true  

How many times do you find this to be true?
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:36    Post_subject:  

“How should I know if it works? That's what beta testers are for. I only coded it." (Attributed to Linus Torvalds, somewhere in a posting)
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:39    Post_subject:  

"How do you power off this machine?" (Linus, when upgrading linux.cs.helsinki.fi, and after using the machine for several months.)
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:43    Post_subject:  

“See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux, you have to be a sneaky bastard too.” (By Linus Torvalds)
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:44    Post_subject:  

"What happens when you read some doc and either it doesn't answer your question or is demonstrably wrong? In Linux, you say "Linux sucks" and go read the code. In Windows/Oracle/etc you say "Windows sucks" and start banging your head against the wall."
--- Denis Vlasenko on lkml

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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:46    Post_subject:  

...the Linux philosophy is "laugh in the face of danger". Oops. Wrong one. "Do it yourself". That's it. (by Linus)
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:48    Post_subject:  

"To err is human... to really foul up requires the root password."
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:49    Post_subject:  

"If at first you don't succeed; call it version 1.0"
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:49    Post_subject:  

"Programmers are tools for converting caffeine into code."
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:51    Post_subject:  

"My software never has bugs. It just develops random features."
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:55    Post_subject:  

"Helpdesk: There is an icon on your computer labeled "My Computer". Double click on it.
User: What's your computer doing on mine?"

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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:56    Post_subject:  

“If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.”
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:57    Post_subject:  

"You know you're a geek when... You try to shoo a fly away from the monitor with your cursor. That just happened to me. It was scary."
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 12:59    Post_subject:  

“Hardware: The parts of a computer system that can be kicked.”
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Aug 2013, 20:37    Post_subject:  

Programming - the process of adding bugs to software.

Debugging - the process of finding and changing bugs in software into different bugs.

Software bug - any undesired feature in software.

... One programmer's "feature" is the next's "bug"

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