4,347 reputation
49
bio website launchpad.net/…
location United States
age
visits member for 4 years, 3 months
seen May 30 '13 at 10:45

🐌. Native speaker of American English. Linux user. Familiar with several programming languages in the procedural, OO, and functional paradigms.

Link rot is evil. Archive everything. The keyboard is king. Correctness over performance. Canonicalize, normalize, deduplicate. Don't repeat yourself. UTF-8 > UTF-16. Use static typing: good for tooling. Re-use; don't re-invent. Correctness, then clarity, then concision and elegance. Play devil's advocate. First understand opponents' positions.


Stack Overflow 8,471 rep 13261
Meta Stack Exchange 5,564 rep 22548
Super User 4,347 rep 11841
Ask Ubuntu 2,287 rep 21028
Linguistics 1,612 rep 329

65 Votes Cast

all time   by type  
51 up 24 question
14 down 41 answer