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Re: [ontolog-forum] [semweb-31] Linked Open Data Questions

To: "Toby.Considine@xxxxxxxxx" <Toby.Considine@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "semweb-31@xxxxxxxxxx" <semweb-31@xxxxxxxxxx>, "'[ontolog-forum] '" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Ed Barkmeyer <edbark@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 19:19:22 -0400
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Toby Considine wrote:
> "If something is not worth doing, it`s not worth doing well" - Peter Drucker
I was first introduced to this aphorism in 1979, and my colleague at the 
time pointed me to this occurrence, whence he got it:    (01)

"A thing not worth doing is not worth doing well."
    -- Arden, Bruce W., and Astill, Kenneth N., in "Numerical algorithms:
       origins and applications", Addison-Wesley, 1970    (02)

Since I know Peter, I assume this citation predates his publication. :-)    (03)

-Ed    (04)

Edward J. Barkmeyer                        Email: edbark@xxxxxxxx
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Manufacturing Systems Integration Division
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Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8263                FAX: +1 301-975-4694    (05)

"The opinions expressed above do not reflect consensus of NIST, 
 and have not been reviewed by any Government authority."    (06)

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