October 3rd, 2005

pce

Linus on `specification'

It all started with a mail by a kernel hacker who said he was going to implement something based on a `specification'. Linus got into the fray and stated in no uncertain terms that `specs are USELESS'. Soon, a bunch of guys gathered around both and took the discussion to stratospheric heights; an enlightened hacker with an obvious fondness for Physics even dragged in Einstein (Relativity) and Feynman (QED) into the fray!

Read Linus on Specification