Charles O Nutter wrote:
> On 8/26/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>>
>> Ah, but in my younger days I *could* completely rewrite a few thousand
>> lines of someone else's spaghetti code faster than I could figure out
>> what the original was doing. Then again, there were only two programming
>> languages -- FORTRAN and assembler.:)
> 
> 
> And guarantee they both produced all the same results, no doubt. You
> must be
> a magician to successfully rewrite code without knowing what it does.
> 
I cheated ... I knew what the user wanted it to do. :)