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Blog Archive for johnm during November 2004

In Pumpkin Soup Dan wrote: Before directing you to an essay on Language Oriented Programming, I want to make one other comment about this particular pumpkin soup. We're eating it today and yet I made it Tuesday night. I learned this at a restaurant I worked in. The chef served "yesterday's soup" instead of "the soup of the day". He said that most people know that soup always tastes better the...
In Leftovers, Dan "Superman" Steinberg brings up the question of how to deal with reuse in this age of agile, lean development. One trick is to just have a really good memory. Alas, given that most of us are human, that doesn't seem to work too well in practice. :-) Given that we're tool users and creators, we do have some options in helping us remember. A classic is a catalog of index cards...