"Wherever terms have shifting meaning , independent sets of considerations are liable to become…"

by LimbicNutrition Shorts on May 12, 2011

“Wherever terms have shifting meaning , independent sets of considerations are liable to become complicated together, and results are frequently falsified.”

Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace, from her notes “Sketch of the Analytical Engine” 1842. Quoted in The Shell Coders Handbook.