12 June 2010

Applying UML and patterns: Quotes

Le temps est un gran professeur,
mais malheureusement il tue tous ses élèves.
Hector Berlioz

You should use iterative development only on projects you want to succeed.
Martin Fowler

Le mieux est l’ennemi du bien.

Fast, cheap, good: choose any two.

In theory, there’s no difference between practice and theory.
But, in practice, there is.
Jan van de Snepscheut

Hardware, n: The parts of a computer system that can be kicked.

0x2B | ~0x2B

Je n’aime pas ce mot bombe.
Ce n’est pas une bombe mais simplement un appareil qui explose.
Jacques Le Blanc, French ambassador to New Zealand, on France's nuclear testing

Cats are smarter than dogs.
You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Jeff Valdez

To iterare is human,
to recurse divine.

Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
Rich Kulawiec

Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey

Virtue is insufficient temptation.
George Bernard Shaw

Error, no keyboard – Press F1 to continue
early PC BIOS message

If you were plowing a field,
which would you rather use?
Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens?
Seymour Cray

The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, us by accident.
That’s where we come in;
we’re computer professionals.
We cause accidents.
Nathaniel Borenstein