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Joel on Software

2001/07/17

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, July 17, 2001

"Now the trouble comes when you can't think of any new features, so you put in the paperclip, and then you take out the paperclip, and you try to charge people both times, and they aren't falling for it."

-- From my latest irresponsible posting, Good Software Takes Ten Years. Get Used To It.


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