Saturday, 7 May 2011

Quotean ... computers

  • “There are only two kinds of programming languages: those people always bitch about and those nobody uses.” — Bjarne Stroustrup
  • “PHP is a minor evil perpetrated and created by incompetent amateurs, whereas Perl is a great and insidious evil perpetrated by skilled but perverted professionals.”  — Jon Ribbens
  • “Should array indices start at 0 or 1? My compromise of 0.5 was rejected without, I thought, proper consideration.”  — Stan Kelly-Bootle
  • A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station. 

  • “If Java had true garbage collection, most programs would delete themselves upon execution.” [Robert Sewell]

  • “Saying that Java is nice because it works on all OSes is like saying that anal sex is nice because it works on all genders.” [Alanna]

(Earlier quotes I've liked and used as forum signatures)