Yes, and the variation on that theme, "What the programmer saw at 3  
a.m. just as he closed down his editor for the evening and couldn't  
remember the next morning."

:-D

On Dec 27, 2005, at 7:36 PM, Wilson Bilkovich wrote:

> On 12/27/05, basi <basi_lio / hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> So I'm looking to know what it is that we don't know the first time
>> that had we at the time known would lessen the need for a major
>> redesign and rewrite?
>>
> That's the immanent quintessential property known as 'What The User
> Actually Wanted, But Didn't Mention At First'.
> :)

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