statvfs clearance

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sun Apr 5 17:54:55 CEST 2009


Dave Angel wrote:
> The term we used to use for these is "magic numbers."   Using 
> magic-numbers directly in your code is a good way to ensure future time 
> debugging.

And perhaps, in these job-scarce days, future employment.
I am reminded of a saying we had in the OS group at TymShare:
"A wizard is someone who can fix his own mistakes quickly."
Heaven save us from wizards.

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org




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