Quote Archive (compquotes)
|"All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the|
parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can't
get them together again,
there must be a reason. By all means, do not use a hammer."
IBM maintenance manual, 1925
|"Now that we have all this useful information, it would be nice to do|
something with it.
(Actually, it can be emotionally fulfilling just to get the information.
This is usually only true, however, if you have the social life of a kumquat.)"
Unix Programmer's Manual
|"This document describes the usage and input syntax of the Unix Vax-11|
assembler As. As is designed for assembling code produced by the "C"
compiler; certain concessions have been made to handle code written
directly by people, but in general little sympathy has been extended."
Berkeley Vax/Unix Assembler Reference Manual (1983)
|"Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and|
when it is bad, it is better than nothing.''
|"Do not expose your LaserWriter to fire or intense heat."
Apple LaserWriter manual