[OT] What's "QED"? (was Re: Wisdom of automating upgrades)
freebsd at celestial.com
Tue Jun 8 10:52:56 PDT 2004
On Tue, Jun 08, 2004, Kent Stewart wrote:
>On Tuesday 08 June 2004 09:36 am, Bill Moran wrote:
>> Peter Risdon <peter at circlesquared.com> wrote:
>> > Robert Huff wrote:
>> > >Peter Risdon writes:
>> > >> I suppose what I'm driving at is whether the RELENG_4 branch
>> > >> sees many commits that are likely to be problematic.
>> > >
>> > > In general, no.
>> > > On the other hand ... think of this as a Murphy's Law scenario:
>> > >if you automate, it _will_ break horribly two days before some
>> > >absolutely critical deadline.
>> > QED
>> I must be "out of touch" with my jargon ...
>> What's "QED"?
>I remember seeing that at the end of mathematical proofs at the
>University where the professor was too lazy to finish their
>documentation. It was much more fitting here :).
The original Latin is ``Quod Erat Demonstrandum'', translates to that was
demonstrated (about as much as I remember from five years of Latin).
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