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I think this is the essence of the phrase "a good programmer is a lazy one."

The three qualities of any great programmer: laziness, impatience, and hubris.

(From The Camel Book (Programming Perl) in about 1990 or '91, from memory)


It ain't hubris when it's objectively true. :-)

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