[Arcana] the travelling salesman problem solved!

Karl Fogel kfogel at red-bean.com
Fri Mar 21 18:23:09 CDT 2008


"Jim Blandy" <jimb at red-bean.com> writes:
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 4:11 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> wrote:
>>  "If you carefully read its literature and analyse what its devotees
>>  actually do, you will discover that software engineering has accepted as
>>  its charter 'How to program if you cannot.'"
>
> I recognized the tone before Google told me the author:
> http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~EWD/transcriptions/EWD10xx/EWD1041.html

I have not visited that URL yet, and did not know the quote, but...
Dijkstra?




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