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Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Don't go straight down - curve and bend

When you drill an oil well, you don't go straight down, you curve and bend - maybe later when you find the reservoir, you will go straight down, but not during exploration.

Richard P. Gabriel's Patterns of Software book is now on-line (as a PDF noted in many Internet locations already). My favorite parts are in the autobiography.

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I'm usually writing from my favorite location on the planet, the pacific northwest of the u.s. I write for myself only and unless otherwise specified my posts here should not be taken as representing an official position of my employer. Contact me at my gee mail account, username patrickdlogan.