Computer Quotes page 8

A feature is a bug with seniority.
Documentation: the worst part of programming.
DOS never says "EXCELLENT command or filename"
On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament], 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
Charles Babbage, "Father of Computing"
There are two ways of constructing a software design; one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.
C. A. R. Hoare
If the code was hard to write, I'm going to damn well make it hard to read!
Dimator, on Slashdot
Joseph LaGrange believed that a mathematician has not thoroughly understood his own work till he has made it so clear that he can go out and explain it effectively to the first man he meets on the street.
E. T. Bell
In a world without borders, who needs Windows and Gates?
Guru Meditation
Error message of the Amiga
The day Microsoft make a product that doesn't suck is the day they start making vacuum cleaners.
Barring unforeseen acts of God and Adminstrators, my server will be up tomorrow. I'm more worried about the Adminstrators.
I had a life once... now I have a computer and a modem.
A TV can insult your intelligence, but nothing rubs it in like a computer.
NT + usable = uNsTable
Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen.
Edward V. Berard
The internet is the machine's manifestation of God.
I had a girlfriend once, but then she changed her screenname...
CD-rom Drive not functioning, insert installation CD-rom to reinstall this device.
Silly statement by Windows
Searching the Internet ultimately ends in porn.

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