On 10/22/06, Kevin Jackson <foamdino / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I wish the same could be applied to the egregious overuse of
> > > the term DRY by the Rails club.
>
> I'm actually grateful that the Rails people have pushed the idea of
> Don't repeat yourself - it was one of those 'good idea, wish I'd have
> thought of it' moments that I had when starting with ruby last year.
>
> Not sure about the acronym, but the concept is (although about as
> basic as it gets) worthwhile

The acronym actually comes from "The Pragmatic Programmer" and if the
Rails thing inspires even one programmer to read that book it'll make
the world a better place.

-- 
Giles Bowkett
http://www.gilesgoatboy.org