2001-Jul-21 Good Software Takes Ten Years. Get Used To it.
From The Joel on Software Translation Project
Original article: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000017.html
"The trouble comes when you can't think of any new features, so you put in the paperclip, and then you take out the paperclip, and you try to charge people both times, and they aren't falling for it. Good Software Takes Ten Years. Get Used To It."
- Japanese: いいソフトウェアには10年はかかる。それに慣れることだ。