Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2014 21:06 UTC, submitted by KLU9
General Development

Every programmer occasionally, when nobody's home, turns off the lights, pours a glass of scotch, puts on some light German electronica, and opens up a file on their computer. It's a different file for every programmer. Sometimes they wrote it, sometimes they found it and knew they had to save it. They read over the lines, and weep at their beauty, then the tears turn bitter as they remember the rest of the files and the inevitable collapse of all that is good and true in the world.

This file is Good Code.

StillDrinking writes on the torment of being a programmer.

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RE[2]: Perfect vs good
by r_a_trip on Tue 6th May 2014 11:23 UTC in reply to "RE: Perfect vs good"
r_a_trip
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2005-07-06

***Good enough is not good enough.***

Yet it keeps the world turning 90% of the time.

edit: added quote.

Edited 2014-05-06 11:26 UTC

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RE[3]: Perfect vs good
by Soulbender on Thu 8th May 2014 05:48 in reply to "RE[2]: Perfect vs good"
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2005-08-18

Yet it keeps the world turning 90% of the time.


Maybe that's why the world isn't doing so great.

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