Interesting Quote

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Fri Aug 12 10:20:14 MDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 09:59 -0600, Josh Coates wrote:
> if you (or someone out there who went to the lecture) would humor me,
> could you answer three questions:
> 
> what are 'things'?
Stuff.

> 'so easy' for who? 
> the coder?  the user?  the maintainer?
Those who understand it.

> 'seems like magic' to who?  
> the coder?  the user?  the maintainer?
Those who don't understand it.



It really was an interesting meeting.

However, I don't agree with the whole "being lazy" thing - I think it's
dumb and uninspiring.  I think those same innovations could spring from
what might be better characterized as "smart and efficient".

Gabe




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