[LMB] Old stories, new releases? BoI linking story
proto at panix.com
Mon Feb 16 19:57:52 GMT 2015
On Feb 16, 2015, at 1:57 PM, fishman at panix.com wrote:
> Sent from my iPad
>> On Feb 16, 2015, at 10:54, Lois McMaster Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
>> If you want a Real Rule of Writing, as so many people do, "never do a global search-and-replace after midnight" is a good one.
>> Ta, L.
> Why just after midnight? 99.5% of the time a global search and replace will do something that you did not intend. Though it is tedious, a step by step search and replace will almost surely take less time and effort in the end.
Oh, yes. Definitively true for programming. And probably even more so for contacts and other
documents where the wording may be interpreted by a judge.
Never blame on stupidity
What can be attributed to cupidity.
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