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Friday, August 29, 2003

Use the source!

James provides a response to Danny's bare arse scenario.

I would add two things:

  • Type information *does* add value, but it's generally not worth the cost.
  • Having all the source code adds even more value, at very little cost.*

*Mark Weiser, "Source Code!," IEEE Computer, November 1987

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