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Murphy...It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious

Basavaraju Banakar
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Hope there would be many takers for this.....


It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious..Murphy<br />Basu.
fred rosenberger
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I always thought of it this way...
Build something that is idoitproof, and someone will invent a better idiot.


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Thomas Paul
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Idiots are better at being idiots than programmers are at programming.


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Mark Spritzler
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Or at work we call the ID Ten T errors.
Replace the Ten with the actual numbers, and you get ID10T.
Mark


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