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Why automate?
Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Because you're maintaining your good automation habits, and your good refactoring habits. And you're gaining experience with your automation environment. Next time I write an elisp function I'll be better prepared to deal with Emacs's regular expression syntax (and the myriad other little details I wrestled with during that hour.)

From a 2004 post on saving time by wasting it by Steve Yegge. It's a bit verbose but contains some good stuff nonetheless.


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