Subject: Re: ACL 6.0 Trial Edition ships with non ANSI reader behavior.
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 15 Nov 2000 03:26:39 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <8usvpf$hgclc$>
Seth Gordon  <> wrote:
| I'm reminded of a remark by Fred Pohl(?) in the _SFWA Writer's Handbook_,
| which goes something like this:
| "The proper way to negotiate a contract is to assume that you and the nice
| person across the table from you are going to drop dead tomorrow, and your
| heirs will hate one another's guts."

Or as my old boss John Alderman (back at DCA in Atlanta in the 1970's)
used to say [paraphrased]:

   "If you don't trust the person, then don't do business with them.
   The contract is there to protect the two parties against everyone
   *else* who might want to meddle in your affairs."


Rob Warnock, 31-2-510
Network Engineering
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