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Legge di Eagleson
Any code of your own that you haven’t looked at for six or more months, might as well have been written by someone else. (Eagleson is an optimist, the real number is more like three weeks.)
Lubarsky’s Law of Cybernetic Entomology
There’s always one more bug.
In any computer system, the machine will always misinterpret, misconstrue, misprint, or not evaluate any math or subroutines or fail to print any output on at least the first run through.
Corollary to Pierce’s Law
When a compiler accepts a program without error on the first run, the program will not yield the desired output.
Golub’s Laws of Computerdom
Project teams detest weekly progress reporting because it so vividly manifests their lack of progress.
If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.
The “Fundamental Theorem of Software Engineering”: All problems can be solved by introducing an extra level of indirection.
Fonti: vorrei metterle ma ho chiuso le N finestre che avevo aperte 🙂