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The quote is from Fred Brooks (author of "The Mythical Man-Month"), and it goes like this:

> Show me your flowchart and conceal your tables, and I shall continue to be mystified. Show me your tables, and I won't usually need your flowchart; it'll be obvious.

I don't think it's about exploratory programming. It's more about reading other people's code.

Wow, I got that extremely wrong huh. Thanks for the correction.

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