May 10, 2005
The Prospero Principle

In Shakespeare's play The Tempest Prospero, the main character, plots to hinder the union of Ferdinand and Prospero's daughter Miranda, not out of spite but because

I must uneasy make, lest too light winning
Make the prize light.

A lot of stuff gets done in a particular way on that motivation. It certainly happens in software.

Posted by Claus at May 10, 2005 05:38 PM | TrackBack (0)
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