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  • It’s an antipattern to use “it’s an antipattern” as the worst insult you can think of for something that’s not a pattern.
  • OH: “I’d run Eclipse to take a look, but I want my machine to have some resources left for real work.”
  • I’m going to stop talking about cloud storage. Clouds are ephemeral. OceanStore had the right naming idea.
  • Every time a programmer uses goto, an architect dies a little. Die, you bastard, die!
  • If you want authority, take responsibility.