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Joel on Software

2002/12/11

by Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, December 11, 2002

Lord Palmerston: "The Schleswig-Holstein question is so complicated, only three men in Europe have ever understood it. One was Prince Albert, who is dead. The second was a German professor who became mad. I am the third and I have forgotten all about it." Programming has gotten too hard.


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