Subject: Re: Should I release ugly source?
From: Ben Laurie <>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 21:12:27 +0100

John Gilmore wrote:
> As someone said many years before computers, "I'm writing you a long
> letter because I don't have time to write you a short one."  There
> isn't always time to clean up the code after you learn how you
> shouldn't have written it.  Send us the letter anyway, Dean!

Damn, I wish I could remember who that was. Anyway, to put it another
way: code that works is better than no code at all.




"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
     - Indira Gandhi