„The only important property of evils of the past is that they not be repeated in the future, in any way, shape, or form.“

—  Erik Naggum, Usenet articles, Miscellaneous, Re: Stalin is not a cool name for software http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/msg/428b1f0fb729d6c7 (Usenet article).
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