Re: [stella] VCS C programming

Subject: Re: [stella] VCS C programming
From: "Fred Quimby" <c9r@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 06:53:03 -0400
I thought I saw the thing about idiots on a list titled "Murphy's Laws" but 
upon second glance it was actually titled "Murphy's Laws and Other 
Observations," but in yet another ironic twist, it's not on that list 

> > I'm not sure about this.  Remember Murphy's law: make something so easy
> > that
> > an idiot can use it, and only idiots will use it.
>Murphy's law is actually (roughly) "if something can go wrong, it will".
>But, in context, I suppose the misattribution does have a kind of ironic
>charm ;)
>Some tangential laws...
>"It is impossible to make anything foolproof, because fools are so
>ingenious." --RobertHeinlein
>"Those who try to build idiot-proof systems always underestimate the
>persistence and ingenuity of idiots." --anon
>"If you make your system more idiot-proof the idiots will build a bigger
>idiot" --anon
>Sorry to be off-topic.  My next post will be a programming teaser :)
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