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Turn and then attack

Another best post ever from Ryan Tomayko:

"'Turn and then attack. That's it?' Jon asked, to which the dumb kid replied, 'Do you think I'll pass?'" - Insects and Entropy

In passing: "That is the essence of software engineering I think. Its not about writing cryptic programs to show how smart we as programmers are. Its about finding elegant forms of expression that maximimise our return on behavioural complexity" - Sean's comment Simplicity on the attack

Vaguely related: "A general stopped by to give us a little speech about strategy. In infantry battles, he told us, there is only one strategy: Fire and Motion. You move towards the enemy while firing your weapon." - Joel Spolsky's Fire and Motion

April 2, 2005 02:51 PM


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