[sf-perl] SanFrancisco-pm Digest, Vol 39, Issue 2
quinn at fairpath.com
Thu Apr 3 13:33:34 PDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 03:11:20PM -0500, Andy Lester wrote:
> There's only so much you can plan for. The entire concept of agile
> programming is based on the idea that you cannot plan for everything
> that's going to happen, so bias yourself toward action, to making
> things happen, to leapfrogging the status quo.
Gratuitous Antoine de Saint-ExupÃ©ry quotation:
As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
Couldn't resist--Saint-Ex is one of my favorite authors (he wrote The
Little Prince and Flight to Arras, among others).
When I worked at the IBM Almaden Research Center, this quotation was
affixed to the lobby wall in big metal letters. Good motto for a research
Quinn Weaver, independent contractor | President, San Francisco Perl Mongers
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