If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a
and the bus is interrupted and the interrupt's not
then the socket packet pocket has an error to report.
from Peter van der Linden's "
", which is a great introduction to Java
The sad and sobering fact is, our current personal computers --
the Macintosh included -- are amazingly fragile nightmare kludges of
delicate interactions that only barely work right most of the time.
Although the Buddhists will tell you that
desire is the root of suffering, my personal experience leads me to
point the finger at system administration[IT]. Philip Greenspun
There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging period in
the history of computers. Steven Levy
When debugging, novices insert corrective code; experts remove
defective code. Richard Pattis
One test is worth a thousand expert opinions. Bill Nye
Software: These programs give instruction to the CPU, which
processes billions of tiny facts called bytes, and within a fraction of
a second it sends you an error message that requires you to call the
customer-support hot line and be placed on hold for approximately the
life-span of a caribou. Dave Barry
The problem with "Quick and Dirty" is that Dirty remains long
after Quick has been forgotten.