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Comment: Re:All hackers are "great" (Score 2, Insightful) 620

by runen (#9829659) Attached to: Paul Graham On 'Great Hackers'
This sounds more like the Tao than reality.. "Code written by a great hacker usually doesn't need maintenance because it already does the right thing" All software needs maintenance, no-mather how close to perfect (perfection is an illusion) they are from the start. The world changes, requirements changes, frameworks, APIs, Operating Systems, hardware.. everything changes. Sorry for dissing the Tao - I shall not sleep tonight :)

The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected. -- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June 1972

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