I think he meant "The prototype drug won't work". Sadely(sic) making a new drug (that isn't just a generic copy of another) is like coding a new software with java while you only know C#
I think you mean is like coding assembly for a new architecture from an existing assembly program.
'Swimming pools can be dangerous for children. To protect them, one can install locks
I'm tired & slow today... someone please explain this analogy with respect to internet porn (which is the context from which the quote was taken). The possibilities seem endless.
The analogy is good, because once you learn how to swim, you can never drown.
If a 6600 used paper tape instead of core memory, it would use up tape at about 30 miles/second. -- Grishman, Assembly Language Programming