The nature of magic

kylie.preisig at kylie.preisig at
Thu Jan 11 23:32:48 EST 2001

Should be perfectly okay if you were debugging your magic in a proper test


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Andinach [mailto:pandinac at]
>Sent: Friday, 12 January 2001 12:04
>To: dwj at
>Subject: RE: The nature of magic
>On Mon, 8 Jan 2001 kylie.preisig at wrote:
>> Yes!  I've been meaning to post saying that I think my magic would
>> by like programming.  And every programmer has their own style. 
>I find the thought of anybody doing magic the way I do computer
>programming rather worrying. My usual technique is to write something
>that I think will work, then attempt to run it and fix the bugs as and
>when they appear. Imagine the potential consequences of doing magic
>that way...
>"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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