[racket-dev] RFC: Coding Guidelines

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Aug 19 10:53:00 EDT 2010

I hope I've incorporated much of the feedback from this thread:



On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Yes. I started using the phrase "I have bug reports, therefore I exist" at Rice. I think Jay should add this phrase right next to the other quote.
> On Aug 19, 2010, at 10:03 AM, Robby Findler wrote:
>> Guys: we need one more thing to go into the beginning of these
>> guidelines. Specifically, we should say (something like) "Bugs are
>> something to be proud of; not to be ashamed of." the rationale being
>> that there are always bugs, but if they are unknown bugs then it means
>> your software is not being used.
>>  It is the way we choose to fight our bugs that determines our
>> character, not their presence or absence.
>> Robby
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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