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Treating the matter seriously, Real Programmers do ship code, and they ship great code on a deadline. As noted in TFA, Real Programmers sent men to the moon and satellites to the edge of the solar system. The Voyager missions had launch windows that open every 175 years, slipping the ship date was not an option.

Quiche Eaters would still be arguing about when to delimit braces with {} and when with do/end, and which of the 3,141 testing framework gems released this weekend has the cutest name.




Perhaps after 175 additional years, they would come to an agreement on delimiters... but perhaps not.




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