Fowler’s Law

Fowler’s law is invoked when you have a penetrating insight into object-oriented programming.

If the quality of your insight is very high, you realise that Martin Fowler published the idea only five years ago. If the idea is poor, you realise that he published your idea more than 10 years ago… to demonstrate how many people still don’t get it.

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3 Responses to “Fowler’s Law”

  1. bob Says:

    Also, it’s against the law to steel fruit and veg from his stall.

  2. NoMoreHacks Says:

    Fowler’s Law referenced on Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1337565/avoiding-if-statements

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