Brown trousers time :~

Lyle - perl at
Mon Oct 8 21:07:10 BST 2007

Peter Corlett wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 12:16:39PM +0100, Lyle - wrote:
> [...]
>> Good points. I'm just afraid I'll have to re-code chunks, seems I need to
>> just bite the bullet and get stuck in.
> Well, yes. In the words of Fred Brooks: "Plan to throw one away; you will,
> anyhow."
> If you don't already have a copy of the Mythical Man-Month, you might like
> to rectify that situation. He knows a thing or two about large software
> systems, having made millions of dollars of mistakes in the process.
I'll have a look

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