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Subject: About that aphorism
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Date: 2024-04-22T12:15:28
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A while back I suggested the following aphorism:

It's not enough to make the coffee, you also have to drink it.

I'm not sure what I had in mind at the time — maybe just that it seemed like it might be applicable to many situations — but I think a couple of good programming-related examples are:

  1. It's not enough to write the automated tests, you also have to run them


  1. It's not enough to have a disaster recovery plan, you also have to try it out