Trivia



  • Which person from the world of information technology said this:

    "Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring
    aircraft building progress by weight."

    Need choices to choose from?

    A. Donald Knuth, author of The Art of Computer Programming
    B. Bill Gates, founder and CEO (currently) of Microsoft
    C. Bjarne Stroustrup, inventor of C++
    D. Linus Torvalds, Linux initiator and project manager
    E. Larry Wall, creator of Perl

    If you don't know it, try to guess before you Google search for it.



  • My guess is B! for Bill!



  • @R.Flowers said:

    Which person from the world of information technology said this:

    "Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring
    aircraft building progress by weight."

    Need choices to choose from?

    A. Donald Knuth, author of The Art of Computer Programming
    B. Bill Gates, founder and CEO (currently) of Microsoft
    C. Bjarne Stroustrup, inventor of C++
    D. Linus Torvalds, Linux initiator and project manager
    E. Larry Wall, creator of Perl

    If you don't know it, try to guess before you Google search for it.


    The answer is Bill Gates.... Looks like someone was digging this morning!



  • @GoatCheez said:

    @R.Flowers said:
    Which person from the world of information technology said this:

    "Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring
    aircraft building progress by weight."

    The answer is Bill Gates.... Looks like someone was digging this morning!

    D'oh! I forgot, digg is on the Internet now.



  • If it was Bill, then why is the Windows plane so heavy?



  • [quote user="dhromed"]If it was Bill, then why is the Windows plane so heavy?
    [/quote]

     Because it has to carry the load of 25 years of ad-hoc programming.
     



  • It's not a plane. It's a monstrous, huge, walking tripod from another world.


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