Thursday, December 13, 2007

Yak Shaving

By chance I learnt a new expression and I love it:
yak shaving
  1. (idiomatic) Any seemingly pointless activity which is actually necessary to solve a problem which solves a problem which, several levels of recursion later, solves the real problem you're working on.

(via wikipedia)


Mim said...

Sounds like a useful thing to know

ksklein said...


hey, how´s the weather at your place currently?