Writing clever code

Robert Brockway robert-5LEc/6Zm6xCUd8a0hrldnti2O/JbrIOy at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 16 04:49:12 UTC 2009

During a discussion after the meeting last night we discussed 'clever 
code'.  I paraphrased a quote from Kernighan and was requested for the 

Here it is:

“Debugging is twice as hard as writing code in the first place. Therefore, 
if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not 
smart enough to debug it. - Brian Kernighan”



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