Uses of "short" ?

Bill Crews bc at cyb-eng.UUCP
Mon Oct 14 11:40:50 AEST 1985

> I have no objection to the principle that we should try, other things
> being equal, to write portable code.  But the FIRST consideration of
> good professional practice is to write code that is clear,
> maintainable, and efficient in the environment for which we are paid
> to produce it.  It is not bad practice to put that environment first.
> -- 
> scott preece

Yeah, I know, but logic and rationality aren't near as much fun as religion!
It is MUCH better to tie up our phone lines and disk space with religious
ranting and raving than with . . . (yuck!) . . . rationality.            :-)
- bc -

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