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Journal kriston's Journal: Godwin's Law for Software Engineering 2

In professional Software Engineering circles we debate topics with real-world applications.
Sometimes, the debate must be aborted when a participant quotes one of the following so-called pundits. Most of them are academics or failed dot-com company founders.
The key point here is that "professional Software Engineers," referring to people who make a living actually accomplishing real work on real systems.

Here is the list of Godwin's Law violations.
Quoting them makes you forfeit your side of the debate:

Joel "On Software" Spolski
Daniel "I always wear black" Bernstein
Randal "I hacked into Intel and all I got was this felony conviction" Schwartz

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Godwin's Law for Software Engineering

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