In article stevekh@perot.mtsu.edu (Steven K.

Halliburton) writes:

But I have a slowly coagulating theory that the size of a project is

directly proportional to the possibility that significant bugs will crop up.

Exponentiate for each additional programmer involved.

- The probability of failure is directly proportional to the anxiety of the programmer.
- Homer: [reading screen] "To Start Press Any Key". Where's the ANY key?

I see Esk ["ESC"], Catarl ["CTRL"], and Pig-Up ["PGUP"].... - Barber's Laws of Backpacking
1) The integral of the gravitational potential taken
around any loop trail you choose to hike always comes
out positive.

2) Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.... - Winfield's Dictum of Direction Giving: The possibility of getting lost is directly proportional to the number of times the direction-giver says "you can't miss it.
- I REALLY like Bugs Bunny. I think I just found out why.

A local weekly (Metro) had an article on the wascally wabbit's 50th birthday party this year, and they had the following quote about the animation studio where Bugs Bunny cartoons were created.... - The amount of pleasure derived from a cigarette is directly proportional
to the number of the non-smokers in the vicinity.

-- Raj K. Dhawa... - Brooks's Law: prov. "Adding manpower to a late software project
makes it later" -- a result of the fact that the expected
advantage from splitting work among N programmers is
O(N) (that i

proportional to N), but the complexity and communications cost associated with coordinating and then merging their work is O(N^2) (that is, proportional to the square of N).... - Brooks's Law prov.
"Adding manpower to a late software
project makes it later" -- a result of the fact that the expected
advantage from splitting development work among N
programmers is O(N) (that i

proportional to N), but the complexity and communications cost associated with coordinating and then merging their work is O(N^2) (that is, proportional to the square of N).... - Quote #3
`The appropriate length of a name is inversely proportional to the size of
its scope.

' -- Mark-Jason Dominus (shouldn't it be "proportional" - larger scope, larger name????)...