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From: Nobody on 3 Feb 2010 10:03
On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 15:07:05 -0800, Aahz wrote:
>>If you have a problem and you think that regular expressions are the
>>solution then now you have two problems. Regex is really overkill for
>>the OP's problem and it certainly doesn't improve readability.
> If you're going to use a quote, it works better if you use the exact
> quote and attribute it:
> 'Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use
> regular expressions." Now they have two problems.' --Jamie Zawinski
He may have mixed that one up with a different (and more generic) saying:
"If you think that X is the solution to your problem, then you don't
understand X and you don't understand your problem."
For most values of X.