Computer quotes (was computer proverbs)

Dave Hause dwhause at JOBE.NET
Sun Jan 5 04:17:13 UTC 2003

And I think the computer version, if originating from Voltaire, was filtered
through George Patton, "A good plan today is better than a perfect plan
Dave Hause, dwhause at
Ft. Leonard Wood, MO

----- Original Message -----
From: "Towse" <self at TOWSE.COM>

"James A. Landau" wrote:
> In a message dated 01/03/2003 9:51:27 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> mam at THEWORLD.COM writes:
> > Don't get it perfect, get it out!
> The version I have heard is "The perfect is the enemy of the good" and is
> attributed to Voltaire.

I've been casting nets into the wide Web sea because I've always
heard Mark's version, with a slightly different wording,
attributed to seignior Gates -- something more like, "It doesn't
need to be perfect. It only needs to work. Ship it."

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