- Instead of autoboxing in Java being confusing, inconsistent and clunky it's useful and concise.
- Instead of Java being dead because of its strong typing people are increasingly picking more strongly typed languages and Perl is being replaced by Ruby.
- Instead of test driving making creating procedural/data driven code and to avoid any test artifacts, test driving leads to more OO code and methods for testing should be left in (although I would've thrown an IllegalArgumentException not a NPE).
- Instead of everyone becoming a librarian, librarians and semantic web developers are excluding many means of shared understanding.
Monday, January 23, 2006
On the Other Hand
A collection of posts that seem contrary to my current point of view but which I find myself agreeing with none the less: