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SubjectRe: Coding style - a non-issue
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On December 1, 2001 09:17 pm, Victor Yodaiken wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 07:13:55AM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On December 1, 2001 06:15 am, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Victor Yodaiken wrote:
> > > > Here's a characteristic good Linux design method ,( or call it "less than
> > > > random mutation method" if that makes you feel happy): read the
> > > > literature, think hard, try something, implement
> > >
> > > Hah.
> > >
> > > I don't think I've seen very many examples of that particular design
> > > methodology.
> >
> > I do it a little differently: think hard, try something, implement, read the
> > literature, repeat as necessary.
>
> Ordering is not key in this recipe.

Right, I'm just saying that's how I typically do it. A decade ago I'd
probably have put the 'try something' first, and a decade before that,
'read the litature'.

--
Daniel
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