Tuesday, September 07, 2004

I guess. Its a problem.


    All guesses have bigger guesses, on their backs to bite them.
    And smaller guesses within those guesses, and so on, ad infinitum.


With apologies to Augustus de Morgan and all the world's fleas.

Guesswork features in a lot of software. We like it. We want it. It makes software smart. Or does it? Deleterious guesswork in application integration is an ITWorld article that ponders the pros and cons of the guessing game we call data processing.

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