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  1. Edsger Dijkstra and Larry Wall.
    Edsger Dijkstra called for elegance in programming.His famous immortality quote reads:
    If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: ‘Dijkstra would not have liked this’, well that would be enough immortality for me.
    Larry Wall,creator of the Perl.Many programmers call scripting as quick and dirty programming.

  2. Edgar Dijksrtra: who opposed the concept of loops in programming, which is sort of quick-and-dirty way of writing code

    Larry Wall: who wrote Perl, which is quintessentially quick-and-dirty programming

    – Apurva

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