Category Archives: Citas

Inactividad desactivada

La inactividad sólo apetece cuando tenemos demasiado que hacer.

Noel Coward (1899-1973)

Y cuando somos unos putos vagos. Eso también puede afectar.

Después de par de meses de dejar de escribir tontadas, de nuevo me entran ganas. Que el FSM nos pille confesados.

The masturbating monkeys

I think the OpenBSD crowd is a bunch of masturbating monkeys

Linus Torvalds

Maybe this quote is out of context, but you can check out the whole text here.

As always, Linus making friends.

Subversion: the most pointless project ever

At least, that’s what he said…

When I say I hate CVS with a passion, I have to also say that if there any SVN users in the audience, you might want to leave. Because my hatred of CVS has meant that I see Subversion as being the most pointless project ever started, because the whole slogan for the Subversion for a while was “CVS done right” or something like that. And if you start with that kind of slogan, there is nowhere you can go. It’s like, there is no way to do CVS right.

Linus Torvalds

From his Git talk in Google last year, a really good one.

Complexity

Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.

Alan Perlis, computer scientist (1922-1990), first recipient of the Turing Award

Which group do you belong in?

Dancing pigs

Given a choice between dancing pigs and security, users will pick dancing pigs every time

Edward Felten

Who doesn’t?. This isn’t just a funny quote, this’s reality.

Abstracciones imperfectas

All non-trivial abstractions, to some degree, are leaky

Joel Spolsky