Subject: Re: packages
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 07:56:18 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Ken Tilton  <> wrote:
| As for the responses that were offered, please, packages align
| with subsystems, the answer is "how many subsystems do you have"?

And ever since Mike Padlipsky's "Elements of Networking Style"[1],
everyone has known that the answer to *that* is "How many strong
personalities do you have on your project's development team?"  ;-}


[1] "The Elements of Networking Style"
    by Michael A. Padlipsky.
    Prentice-Hall, 1985 [ISBN 0132681110]
    Reprinted 2000 by iUniverse [ISBN 0595088791]

    Appendix 3, named "Self-Framed Slogans Suitable
    For Mounting", contains this one:

       If you know what you're doing,
       Three layers is enough.
       If you don't,
       Even seventeen levels won't help.

    and this:

       The 3/17 one
       Also applies, of course,
       To management hierarchies.

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