* Michael Campbell (michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com) wrote:
> > But this is all beside the point -- Larry's off the mark
> > in suggesting that an inconsistency is preferable for any reason. I
> > contend that that attitude is just plain wrong.  It's better to
> > be consistent -- even if that consistency is towards something
> > new and unfamiliar -- than to introduce exceptional cases that
> > the user (at any level) has to carry around.
> 
> I agree here too in this context, but I have to put in a quote I'm
> rather fond of...
> 
> Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. -- Oscar Wilde

Haha.  I was waiting for that quote to rear it's ugly head. :)

> =)
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