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Friday, May 14, 2004

Theory, Practice, and Progress

Related to the "progress from the margins" discussion is the "theory vs.practice" discussion.

Theory is good, and rigid type systems are just bad theory implemented. But even good theory follows practice. Meanwhile the practice advances from the dynamic, non-rigid, margins where free thinkers innovate.

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