Quote: Relative simplicity of software …

This post was moved over from my old blog on Blogger. It was originally posted on 2006.11.10.

I like this quote from InfoWorld’s Bob Lewis (from this blog entry):

“Simple problem” is a relative term. I’m well aware that in IT, “simple” means pretty durned hard, “difficult” means “if we make quite a few design compromises we might deliver this before we all retire,” and “hard” means “finishing this is what purgatory is for.