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Wietse Venema Quotes and Sayings

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When I write software, I know that it will fail,
either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
- Wietse Venema

Related topics: Computers

Defect-free software does not exist.
- Wietse Venema

The Postfix security model is based on keeping software simple and stupid.
- Wietse Venema

Postfix keeps running even if one Postfix process dies;
Windows requires that someone restarts the service.
- Wietse Venema

 

For many people my software is something that you install and forget.
I like to keep it that way.
- Wietse Venema

At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation
with respect to security,
with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years.
- Wietse Venema

Sure, but competition is good for the user.
- Wietse Venema

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One bug in an SMTP server can open up the whole machine for intrusion.
- Wietse Venema

Windows favors multi-threading, which means that a
service is implemented by one single process.
- Wietse Venema

The challenge with Postfix, or with any piece of software,
is to update software without introducing problems.
- Wietse Venema

As of today, the Postfix mail transport agent has almost 50,000 lines of code,
comments not included.
- Wietse Venema

Lack of documentation is becoming a problem for acceptance.
- Wietse Venema

Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want
to use it regardless of licensing restrictions,
even when the software does not ship with their system software.
- Wietse Venema

Writing software that's safe even in the presence of
bugs makes the challenge even more interesting.
- Wietse Venema

Like all software, Qmail can survive only when it keeps
up with changing requirements.
- Wietse Venema

This will surprise some of your readers,
but my primary interest is not with computer security.
I am primarily interested in writing software that works as intended.
- Wietse Venema

My reply is: the software has no known bugs,
therefore it has not been updated.
- Wietse Venema

Most of the effort in the software business goes into
the maintenance of code that already exists.
- Wietse Venema

I want to avoid locking people into solutions that work only with Postfix.
People should have a choice in what software they want to use with Postfix,
be it anti-virus or otherwise.
- Wietse Venema

I was going to visit IBM for six months as a visiting scientist.
Now, six months is a lot of time, so I came with a
whole list of projects that I might want to work on.
- Wietse Venema

I don't expect an overnight change of all desktops
to what the US Military used to call B3 level security.
And even that would not stop users from shooting themselves into the foot.
- Wietse Venema

Adding functionality is not just a matter of adding code.
- Wietse Venema

Coming back to the topic of computer security,
the TCP Wrapper is an example of such a safety net.
I wrote it when my systems were under attack by someone
who appeared to walk through walls.
- Wietse Venema

In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments.
That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment.
That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple
safety nets inside and around my systems.
- Wietse Venema

However, writing software without defects is not sufficient.
In my experience, it is at least as difficult to write software that is safe -
that is,
software that behaves reasonably under adverse conditions.
- Wietse Venema

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

The man who has done his level best...
is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Always write angry letters to your enemies.
Never mail them.
- James Fallows

How vain it is to sit down to write
when you have not stood up to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

This is not a rock opera.
This is not Tommy.
I can write songs that emote, and that's it.
- John Mellencamp

In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on.
A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book.
I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
- Pearl S. Buck

Write in recollection and amazement for yourself.
- Jack Kerouac

I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips,
but I fear it would be overly long.
- Louise Brown

I would teach from nine to four, sleep an hour,
and write from six until midnight, night after night.
- Marguerite Young

I can't write if someone else is in the house,
not even the cleaning woman.
- Patricia Highsmith

Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
- Elinor Glyn

A person who can write a long letter with ease,
cannot write ill.
- Jane Austen

I'd like to write a history, maybe of the Reformation.
- Jane Haddam

My music is so often like a lullaby I write to myself
to make sense of things I can't tie together,
or things I've lost, or things I'll never have.
- Stephan Jenkins

I love to write.
It's my first love.
- Geddy Lee

Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.
- G. H. Hardy

I will not write about anyplace in the world unless
I've been there to personally research it.
- Sidney Sheldon

The fact that we write about it doesn't mean we play
better than ordinary players at all.
- Al Alvarez

I had to actually purchase a book to learn the API and write the client.
It was pretty frustrating trying to learn the API and
develop a product quickly.
- Shawn Fanning

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one,
it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
- Aldous Huxley

But I always seem to finish a book and then think,
oh God, I've got to pay a tax bill, so I'd better write a novel,
so I tend not to stop and learn word processing.
- Jilly Cooper

Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read.
You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife.
Don't tell them to mine.
- David Ogilvy

I see and write things first as an artist,
second as a woman, and third as a New Yorker.
All three have built-in perspectives that aren't neutral.
- Laurie Anderson

I wasn't involved, except to the degree that they sent
me drafts of the script as the writer turned them in.
They asked me at one point to write a memo about what I thought of it.
- Michael Chabon

Many poets write books.
They'll tell you: Well, I've got my next book,
but there are two poems I need to write,
one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me.
- Sharon Olds


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