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  1. Edsger Dijkstra says program only after you know exactly what you want to achieve. Larry Wall says fix errors as you go along.

  2. 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.

  3. Edsger Dijkstra and Larry Wall.

    Their respective comments if they saw bad programming code?

  4. 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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