Subject: Re: Make it right, then make it fast
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/10/21
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Donald Fisk
| "1.12.5 Cleverness
| Avoid it. <snip>
|   To paraphrase Samuel Johnson, we advise you to look over your
| code very carefully, and whenever you find a part that you think
| is particularly fine, strike it out."

hm.  how does this relate to the genesis of idiomatic forms of expression?

if you think this year is "97", _you_ are not "year 2000 compliant".

see for Emacs-20-related material.