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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)

http://www.hhhh.org/wiml/virtues.html


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




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