February 10, 2008

Quote of the day

Posted in Software at 07:56 by graham

Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.

—Brian W. Kernighan, co-author of The C Programming Language and the “K” in “AWK”

Seen in Idiomatic Python.

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